I. noun (plural candies) Etymology: Middle English sugre candy, part translation of Middle French sucre candi, from Old French sucre sugar + Arabic qandī candied, from qand crystallized sugar Date: 15th century 1. crystallized sugar formed by boiling down sugar syrup 2. a. a confection made with sugar and often flavoring and filling b. a piece of such confection 3. something that is pleasant or appealing in a light or frivolous way <
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candy adjective II. verb (candied; candying) Date: 1533 transitive verb 1. to encrust in or coat with sugar; specifically to cook (as fruit or fruit peel) in a heavy syrup until glazed 2. to make attractive ; sweeten 3. to crystallize into sugar intransitive verb to become coated or encrusted with sugar crystals ; become crystallized into sugar

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