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candy floss

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noun British.
  1. cotton candy.
  2. something that is attractive but inconsequential.

Origin of candy floss

First recorded in 1950–55
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Historical Examples

  • Wire the motor to the battery, and the candy-floss machine is ready for use.

    The Boy Mechanic, Book 2

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