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rock candy

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noun
  1. sugar in large, hard, cohering crystals.

Origin of rock candy

First recorded in 1715–25
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British Dictionary definitions for rock candy

rock candy

noun
  1. US and Canadian a hard candy, typically a long brightly-coloured peppermint-flavoured stick, sold esp in holiday resortsAlso called (in Britain and certain other countries): rock
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