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A hard confection that is made by cooling a concentrated sugar syrup into large clear crystals, often around a piece of string or a stick.
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(Cookery) 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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sugar in large, hard, cohering crystals.
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|Noun||1.||rock candy - hard bright-colored stick candy (typically flavored with peppermint)|
|2.||rock candy - sugar in large hard clear crystals on a string|
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