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  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Candied  \Can"died\,  a.  [From  1st  {Candy}.] 
  1.  Preserved  in  or  with  sugar;  incrusted  with  a  candylike 
  substance;  as  candied  fruits. 
 
  2. 
  a  Converted  wholly  or  partially  into  sugar  or  candy;  as 
  candied  sirup. 
  b  Conted  or  more  or  less  with  sugar;  as  candidied 
  raisins. 
  c  Figuratively;  Honeyed;  sweet;  flattering. 
 
  Let  the  candied  tongue  lick  absurd  pomp.  --Shak. 
 
  3.  Covered  or  incrusted  with  that  which  resembles  sugar  or 
  candy. 
 
  Will  the  cold  brook,  Candiedwith  ice,  caudle  thy 
  morning  tast?  --Shak. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Candy  \Can"dy\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Candied};  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 
  candy  ginger. 
 
  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. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  candied 
  adj  1:  encrusted  with  sugar  or  syrup;  "candied  grapefruit  peel" 
  [syn:  {sugar-coated}] 
  2:  used  especially  of  fruits  [syn:  {crystalized},  {glace}] 




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