a confection made by boiling pure sugar until it hardens.
a person or thing that is pleasing.
Other definitions for sugar-candy (2 of 2)
excessively sweet; saccharine: sugar-candy stories in family magazines.
pertaining to or characteristic of someone or something that is pleasing.
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How to use sugar candy in a sentence
It is extremely soluble in water, and can be obtained in large transparent prismatic crystals, as in common sugar-candy.Elements of Agricultural Chemistry | Thomas Anderson
Is Sharpe's small article like a bit of sugar-candy, too, Ellen?Charlotte Bront | T. Wemyss Reid
Dr Pereira recommends the addition of sliced lemon and sugar-candy, to render it more palatable.
Sugar dissolved in water, and permitted to evaporate, yields crystals of sugar-candy.Young Folks' Library, Volume XI (of 20) | Various
The French workmen employ a ground of Armenian bole, mixed with powdered sugar-candy, by means of white of egg.A Dictionary of Arts, Manufactures and Mines | Andrew Ure
British Dictionary definitions for sugar candy
Also called: rock candy large crystals of sugar formed by suspending strings in a strong sugar solution that hardens on the strings, used chiefly for sweetening coffee
mainly US confectionery; sweets
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