hard candy

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  1. candy, often fruit flavored, made by boiling together sugar and corn syrup.

Origin of hard candy

First recorded in 1920–25

Words Nearby hard candy

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How to use hard candy in a sentence

  • They are a small, hard candy, and being thrown with vicious emphasis, they rattled upon the bare floor like bullets.

    The Debtor | Mary E. Wilkins Freeman
  • The snow cooled it at once, and turned it into clear, hard candy.