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candy cane

[ kan-dee keyn ]
/ ˈkæn di ˌkeɪn /
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noun
a stick of hard candy with a curve at one end, usually peppermint-flavored with red and white stripes.
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Origin of candy cane

First recorded in 1865–70
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