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1. (Cookery) 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
2. (Cookery) chiefly US confectionery; sweets
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a confection made by boiling pure sugar until it hardens.
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