candie


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candie

(ˈkændɪ)
n
a South Indian unit of weight, usually containing 20 maunds
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The candelabra, with a few candies in the center of the table, gave all the light she needed.
I'll build myself a beautiful palace, with a thousand stables filled with a thousand wooden horses to play with, a cellar overflowing with lemonade and ice cream soda, and a library of candies and fruits, cakes and cookies.
Sea fowls are pecking at the small crabs, shell-fish, and other sea candies and maccaroni, which the Right Whale sometimes carries on his pestilent back.
Ye shouldn't a'et all them candies to onct, Miss Phil.
Also, there were horns, and dolls, and toys of various sorts, and parcels and bundles of candies and nuts that filled the arms of all the Silvas to overflowing.
He placed delicate tributes of spruce gum, molasses taffy, "conversation" candies and decorated slate pencils on her desk; he persistently "chose" her in all school games calling for a partner; he entreated to be allowed to carry her basket from school; he offered to work her sums for her; and rumour had it that he had made a wild statement to the effect that he meant to ask if he might see her home some night from prayer meeting.
The banker stood leaning against the mantelshelf, which was draped with an old embroidery held in place by brass candelabra containing church candies of yellowish wax.
Frances found in this business occupation till tea-time, and then, after I had distinctly instructed her how to make a cup of tea in rational English style, and after she had got over the dismay occasioned by seeing such an extravagant amount of material put into the pot, she administered to me a proper British repast, at which there wanted neither candies nor urn, fire-light nor comfort.
Vicente Cabatingan, chief of the Laguna police intelligence unit, on Monday said mixing marijuana in candies seemed to be a new way for dealers to conceal the drugs.
He said homemade candies were allegedly offered by a male vendor in his 20s, who managed to enter the public high school.
The SSMO cautioned in a statement obtained by Sudan Tribune schools' principals and parents against the dangers of carcinogenic candies sold in the commercial markets particularly in groceries close to primary schools in South Darfur capital of Nyala.
Blue Candies brand knitwear, intends to change the way women think about knitwear and how they will look and feel in it.