succade


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succade

(səˈkeɪd)
n
(Cookery) fruit preserved in sugar or syrup
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Noun1.succade - fruit cooked in sugar syrup and encrusted with a sugar crystals
confiture - preserved or candied fruit
crystallized ginger - strips of gingerroot cooked in sugar syrup and coated with sugar
candied citrus peel - strips of citrus peel cooked in a sugar syrup
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References in classic literature ?
I found two pots of very good succades, or sweetmeats, so fastened also on the top that the salt-water had not hurt them; and two more of the same, which the water had spoiled.
The only relief they had was, their water was not all spent, and they had about half a barrel of flour left; they had sugar enough; some succades, or sweetmeats, they had at first, but these were all devoured; and they had seven casks of rum.
This unusual phrase splices the proverbial 'to bear meat in the mouth', meaning to be a source of profit (financial or moral), with marmalade and succade (fruit preserved in sugar), a combination mentioned by early modern authors as the epitome of the delicacy.