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Origin of candied
noun, plural can·dies.
verb (used with object), can·died, can·dy·ing.
verb (used without object), can·died, can·dy·ing.
Origin of candy
Examples from the Web for candied
In 1463, a gentleman of Bury St. Edmunds bequeathed to a friend “my silvir forke for grene gyngour” (candied ginger).The Strange Way We Eat: Bee Wilson’s ‘Consider the Fork’|Bee Wilson|October 13, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Choosing one wine to go with candied yams and sourdough stuffing is challenging.
Another variation replaces the anise with candied fruits like oranges, pineapples, and figs.
Top with a dollop of whipped cream and garnish with a shard of the candied bacon.
He omits the grated almonds, and uses stoned raisins and currants instead of candied fruits.The Century Cook Book|Mary Ronald
Apricots are principally eaten as gathered; but are also dried, candied, and made into jam.
I wonder if you have got such a thing as lemon peel or candied peel in your shop?Mr. Punch On Tour|Various
Candied fruits and raisins and nuts were topped off with little cups of the finest tea that the boys had ever tasted.Bert Wilson, Wireless Operator|J. W. Duffield
Cut some candied orange and citron very thin, and lay it in.The Lady's Own Cookery Book, and New Dinner-Table Directory;|Charlotte Campbell Bury
noun plural -dies
verb -dies, -dying or -died
Word Origin for candy
c.1600, past participle adjective from candy (v.).
late 13c., "crystalized sugar," from Old French çucre candi "sugar candy," ultimately from Arabic qandi, from Persian qand "cane sugar," probably from Sanskrit khanda "piece (of sugar)," perhaps from Dravidian (cf. Tamil kantu "candy," kattu "to harden, condense").