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cotton candy

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noun
  1. a fluffy, sweet confection whipped from spun sugar and gathered or wound around a stick or cone-shaped paper core.
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Origin of cotton candy

An Americanism dating back to 1925–30
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cotton candy

noun
  1. US and Canadian a very light fluffy confection made from coloured spun sugar, usually held on a stickAlso called (in Britain and certain other countries): candyfloss Austral name: fairyfloss
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