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    Definition:
    Candy - (v. t.) To conserve or boil in sugar; as, to candy fruits; to candy ginger.
    Candy - (v. t.) To make sugar crystals of or in; to form into a mass resembling candy; as, to candy sirup.
    Candy - (v. t.) To incrust with sugar or with candy, or with that which resembles sugar or candy.
    Candy - (v. i.) To have sugar crystals form in or on; as, fruits preserved in sugar candy after a time.
    Candy - (v. i.) To be formed into candy; to solidify in a candylike form or mass.
    Candy - (v. t.) A more or less solid article of confectionery made by boiling sugar or molasses to the desired consistency, and than crystallizing, molding, or working in the required shape. It is often flavored or colored, and sometimes contains fruit, nuts, etc.
    Candy - (n.) A weight, at Madras 500 pounds, at Bombay 560 pounds.
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    Definition: Similar or Containing
    Candying - (p. pr & vb. n.) of Candy
    Candytuft - (n.) An annual plant of the genus Iberis, cultivated in gardens. The name was originally given to the I. umbellata, first, discovered in the island of Candia.
    Discandy - (v. i.) To melt; to dissolve; to thaw.
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    Oxford: Definition:
    Candy - n. (pl. -ies) 1 (in full sugar-candy) sugar crystallized by repeated boiling and slow evaporation. 2 us sweets; a sweet. v. (-ies, -ied) (usu. As candied adj.) Preserve (fruit etc.) In candy. [french from arabic]
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    Oxford: Definition: Similar or Containing
    Candyfloss - n. Fluffy mass of spun sugar round a stick.
    Candystripe - n. Alternate stripes of white and a colour. candystriped adj.
    Candytuft - n. Plant with white, pink, or purple flowers in tufts. [candia crete, *tuft]

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