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can•dy



Pronunciation: (kan'dē), Strict Standards: Non-static method FenSites::linkTo() should not be called statically in /site/html/dictionary/candy.html on line 75 [key]
n., pl. -dies,
v., -died, -dy•ing.


n.
1. any of a variety of confections made with sugar, syrup, etc., often combined with chocolate, fruit, nuts, etc.
2. a single piece of such a confection.
3. Slang.cocaine.

v.t.
1. to cook in sugar or syrup, as sweet potatoes or carrots.
2. to cook in heavy syrup until transparent, as fruit, fruit peel, or ginger.
3. to reduce (sugar, syrup, etc.) to a crystalline form, usually by boiling down.
4. to coat with sugar: to candy dates.
5. to make sweet, palatable, or agreeable.

v.i.
1. to become covered with sugar.
2. to crystallize into sugar.

Can•dy



Pronunciation: (kan'dē), Strict Standards: Non-static method FenSites::linkTo() should not be called statically in /site/html/dictionary/candy.html on line 140 [key]
n.
a female given name.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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