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  5  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Candy  \Candy\,  n.  [Mahratta  kha[.n][.d][=i],  Tamil  ka[.n][.d]i.] 
  A  weight,  at  Madras  500  pounds,  at  Bombay  560  pounds. 
 
  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  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Candy  \Can"dy\,  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 
  or  mass. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Candy  \Can"dy\  n.  [F.  candi.  See  {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 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  candy 
  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: 
  {sugarcoat},  {glaze}] 




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