rock candy

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  1. sugar in large, hard, cohering crystals.

Origin of rock candy

First recorded in 1715–25

Words Nearby rock candy Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2024

How to use rock candy in a sentence

  • After giving me sweetened lime juice and a piece of rock candy, he entered his patio and assumed the lotus posture.

    Autobiography of a YOGI | Paramhansa Yogananda
  • Imitation baskets of rock candy tied with bows of candy ribbons holding preserved citron, ginger and nuts glacé.

    Dinners and Luncheons | Paul Pierce

British Dictionary definitions for rock candy

rock candy

  1. US and Canadian a hard candy, typically a long brightly-coloured peppermint-flavoured stick, sold esp in holiday resorts: Also called (in Britain and certain other countries): rock

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