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candy pull

  1. a social gathering at which taffy or molasses candy is made.
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Origin of candy pull

First recorded in 1835–45
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

Examples from the Web for candy pull

Historical Examples

  • Leslie wanted to have a candy-pull, with apples and nuts and raisins for refreshments.

    Cloudy Jewel

    Grace Livingston Hill

  • You can't go on adding to the party, though, as if it was a candy-pull!

    The Story Of Waitstill Baxter

    By Kate Douglas Wiggin

  • Pamela was having a candy-pull down-stairs one night—a grown-up candy-pull to which the boys were not expected.

  • Instead we are going to have a candy-pull over at my house, and I came over to get you.

  • Kitty was telling something that had happened that afternoon at the candy-pull from which they were just returning.