- a confection resembling fluff or floss, made from hot boiled sugar that has threaded, used as a garnish, frosting, or in making cotton candy.
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Examples from the Web for spun sugar
Not like Maria, who is like a fragile, fair, spun-sugar angel.Each Man Kills
Then decorate it with some spun-sugar pinnacles and some flags of silver paper, and the confiseur stood confessed.
- US another term for candyfloss
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