Found 3 items, similar to Candy.
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n : a rich sweet made of flavored sugar and often combined with
fruit or nuts
v : coat with something sweet, such as a hard sugar glaze [syn:
English → English
(k[a^]n"d[y^]), v. i.
1. To have sugar crystals form in or on; as, fruits preserved
in sugar candy after a time.
2. To be formed into candy; to solidify in a candylike form
n. [F. candi. See Candy
, v. t.]
1. Any sweet, more or less solid article of confectionery,
especially those prepared in small bite-sized pieces or
small bars, having a wide variety of shapes,
consistencies, and flavors, and manufactured in a variety
of ways. It is often flavored or colored, or covered with
chocolate, and sometimes contains fruit, nuts, etc.; it is
often made by boiling sugar or molasses to the desired
consistency, and than crystallizing, molding, or working
in the required shape. Other types may consist primarily
of chocolate or a sweetened gelatin. The term may be
applied to a single piece of such confection or to the
substance of which it is composed.
[1913 Webster +PJC]
2. Cocaine. [slang]
(k[a^]n"d[y^]), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Candied
(k[a^]n"d[=e]d); p. pr & vb. n. Candying
.] [F. candir (cf.
It. candire, Sp. az['u]car cande or candi), fr. Ar. & Pers.
qand, fr. Skr. Kha[.n][.d]da piece, sugar in pieces or lumps,
fr. kha[.n][.d], kha[.d] to break.]
1. To conserve or boil in sugar; as, to candy fruits; to
2. To make sugar crystals of or in; to form into a mass
resembling candy; as, to candy sirup.
3. To incrust with sugar or with candy, or with that which
resembles sugar or candy.
Those frosts that winter brings
Which candy every green. --Drayson.
, n. [Mahratta kha[.n][.d][=i], Tamil ka[.n][.d]i.]
A weight, at Madras 500 pounds, at Bombay 560 pounds.