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candying


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  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. 




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