candyman

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candyman

(ˈkændɪˌmæn)
n
a drug-dealer, esp one who targets young people
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m si St haD Stadium development hampering Candymen Derry are starting with two away games because the Brandywell isn't ready.
The women are known to have greased the stairways of their homes and filled chests of drawers with rocks so that they were more difficult to carry for the candymen to remove.
EVICTED AS THE PANS BANGED EARLY every morning the candymen recruited from Hartlepool would walk into the village under a police escort to carry out the evictions.
Supporters of the strike wore blue rosettes and many candymen soon became disillusioned and melted away after realising what they were being paid to do.
EVERYBODY OUT Paul Foster and Andy Martin acting as candymen evict Debra Calder and Linda Bramley in a re-enactment of the 1891 dispute
Entire streets such as Quarry Street and Robert Street were cleared after Londonderry advertised for gangs known as Candymen from Hartlepool to come and do the job.
Michelle added: "The Candymen believed they were being transported to Silksworth to remove timber, not people, and when they discovered the true nature of their job some refused to carry on.