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
Related Words for candiedluscious, delicious, syrupy, sweet, sticky, cloying, sentimental, strengthen, reinforce, solidify, stabilize, mull, flattering, ingratiating, cajoling, candied, thicken, set, freeze
Examples from the Web for candied
Contemporary Examples of 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’
October 13, 2012
Choosing one wine to go with candied yams and sourdough stuffing is challenging.The Best Thanksgiving Wines
November 19, 2010
Another variation replaces the anise with candied fruits like oranges, pineapples, and figs.Secrets of Día de los Muertos
Ana Sofia Pelaez
October 27, 2009
Top with a dollop of whipped cream and garnish with a shard of the candied bacon.Bourbon Bacon Apple Tarts
August 25, 2009
Historical Examples of candied
If the fruit is to be candied, the syrup must not be added: for the sake of variety, it may be proper to do some each way.
Anger she did feel, but it was, childishly, anger over the candied fruit.The Prisoner
In spite of the candied sweetness he hated the correspondence.Is He Popenjoy?
"I can stand it if you can," says I, and she tips me a goo-goo smile that was all to the candied violets.Shorty McCabe
How did you happen to forget about the nuts and remember about the candied fruit?An American Suffragette
Isaac N. Stevens
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").