Candying
Candy Can"dy (k[a^]n"d[y^]), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Candied} (k[a^]n"d[=e]d); 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. [1913 Webster]

2. To make sugar crystals of or in; to form into a mass resembling candy; as, to candy sirup. [1913 Webster]

3. To incrust with sugar or with candy, or with that which resembles sugar or candy. [1913 Webster]

Those frosts that winter brings Which candy every green. --Drayson. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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