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candy cane

a stick of hard candy with a curve at one end, usually peppermint-flavored with red and white stripes. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2016.
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  • Once when I was small they gave me a candy cane for Christmas.

    The Seeker Harry Leon Wilson
  • Each of the little girls was to have one of these, and each 132boy a candy cane.

    Chicken Little Jane Lily Munsell Ritchie
  • With a heart too full for words the littler boy had pointed promptly but shyly at his candy cane.

    The Seeker Harry Leon Wilson
  • Back of this, in his fading consciousness was the high-coloured image of a candy cane, too splendid for earth.

    The Seeker Harry Leon Wilson
  • He wore a silk hat and carried a candy cane prettily striped with red and yellow.

    The Road to Oz L. Frank Baum
  • Even a candy cane came peeping from the top, as if curiosity had stirred it to look around.

    Chimney-Pot Papers Charles S. Brooks
  • Not once, indeed, had he been able to say the words "candy cane."

    The Seeker Harry Leon Wilson
  • As he pulled off his hat he heard a shout and saw the boys all scrambling for the broken end of the candy cane.

  • Immediately John Dough recovered his wits and aimed a strong blow with the candy cane at the wild people of the forest.

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