• The King Got One Piece of the Cayenne Pepper Candy 347
    The King Got One Piece of the Cayenne Pepper Candy 347
  • WordNet 3.6
    • v candy coat with something sweet, such as a hard sugar glaze
    • n candy a rich sweet made of flavored sugar and often combined with fruit or nuts
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: 65% of the candy that is produced in an year is consumed by American adults 18 years and older
    • n Candy A weight, at Madras 500 pounds, at Bombay 560 pounds.
    • Candy Any sweet, more or less solid article of confectionery, especially those prepared in small bite-sized pieces or small bars, having a wide variety of shapes, consistencies, and flavors, and manufactured in a variety of ways. It is often flavored or colored, or covered with chocolate, and sometimes contains fruit, nuts, etc.; it is often made by boiling sugar or molasses to the desired consistency, and than crystallizing, molding, or working in the required shape. Other types may consist primarily of chocolate or a sweetened gelatin. The term may be applied to a single piece of such confection or to the substance of which it is composed.
    • Candy Cocaine.
    • Candy To be formed into candy; to solidify in a candylike form or mass.
    • Candy To conserve or boil in sugar; as, to candy fruits; to candy ginger.
    • Candy To have sugar crystals form in or on; as, fruits preserved in sugar candy after a time.
    • Candy To incrust with sugar or with candy, or with that which resembles sugar or candy. "Those frosts that winter brings
      Which candy every green."
    • Candy To make sugar crystals of or in; to form into a mass resembling candy; as, to candy sirup.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • Interesting fact: The biggest candy eaters are the Dutch, who average 65 pounds of candy per person in a year
    • n candy A solid preparation or confection of sugar or molasses, or both, boiled, inspissated, and worked by pulling to a crystalline consistence, either alone or combined with flavoring and coloring substances; hence, any confection having sugar as its basis, however prepared. Candy made of or with molasses is specifically called molasses candy and taffy.
    • candy Sugared; sweet.
    • candy To form into congelations or crystals; congeal in a crystalline form or inspissated concretion: as, to candy sugar, honey, etc.
    • candy To preserve or incrust with sugar, as fruits, by immersing them in it while boiling and removing them separately or in mass.
    • candy To cover or incrust with concretions or crystals, as of ice.
    • candy To take the form of, or become incrusted by, candied sugar: as, pre-serves candy with long keeping.
    • candy To become crystallized or congealed.
    • n candy An East Indian unit of weight, usually 20 maunds, but sometimes 21 or 22, and varying in different localities and for every commodity. The most usual value is from 494 to 560 pounds avoirdupois. The candy is sometimes considered as a dry measure, varying from 15 to 30 United States bushels.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: One pound of maple syrup can make eight pounds of candy or sugar
    • n Candy kan′di a sweetmeat made of sugar: anything preserved in sugar
    • v.t Candy to preserve or dress with sugar: to congeal or crystallise as sugar
    • v.i Candy to become congealed
    • n Candy kan′di a South Indian weight, generally containing 20 maunds, about 500 pounds English
    • Candy Also Can′die and Kan′dy
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  • Ogden Nash
    “Candy, is dandy, but Liquor, is quicker.”
  • Virginia Woolf
    “Really I don't like human nature unless all candied over with art.”


Eye candy - When a person is very attractive, they can be described as eye candy - sweet to look at!


Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
F. candir,cf. It. candire, Sp. azúcar cande, or candi,), fr. Ar. & Pers. qand, fr. Skr. Khaṇḍda, piece, sugar in pieces or lumps, fr. khaṇḍ, khaḍ, to break


In literature:

Yo' shall have yo' share of the 'lasses candy when it's done.
"Six Little Bunkers at Mammy June's" by Laura Lee Hope
When us made syrup on de farm dere would always be a candy pullin'.
"Slave Narratives: A Folk History of Slavery in the United States From Interviews with Former Slaves" by Work Projects Administration
Dey use ter mak Jerusalem Oak candy an' give us.
"Slave Narratives: A Folk History of Slavery in the United States From Interviews with Former Slaves" by Work Projects Administration
Sugar is really a very good food if you do not eat too much at once, and so pure candy is good for you if you do not eat too much.
"The Child's Day" by Woods Hutchinson
The last time I come by I found a box of candy on the mail box for me.
"Green Valley" by Katharine Reynolds
They made molasses candy and pulled it at the Master's house during Christmas.
"Slave Narratives: a Folk History of Slavery in the United States From Interviews with Former Slaves" by Work Projects Administration
She's got a new kind of candy in there!
"Bunny Brown and His Sister Sue on Grandpa's Farm" by Laura Lee Hope
The Chinese candy and cigar sellers are well known.
"Lights and Shadows of New York Life" by James D. McCabe
And I have to shoo the candy boy away every half hour.
"Six Little Bunkers at Cowboy Jack's" by Laura Lee Hope
Leedle horses and pictures und candy und other things also; don't we, Schwillie Willie Winkum?
"The White Christmas and other Merry Christmas Plays" by Walter Ben Hare

In poetry:

I do not think I'd ever be
As slack as Jonas Handy;
Because I heard he sold his vote
For just three sticks of candy.
"The Deliverance" by Frances Ellen Watkins
The Neapolitan is wise,
He plays the pipes for pence, and buys
Ice-cream and candy every day
To help him on his weary way.
"Little People: An Alphabet" by Thomas William Hodgson Crosland
Have you heard of the king of Candy land?
Well, listen while I sing,
He has pages on every hand,
For he is a mighty king,
And thousands of children bend the knee,
And bow to this ruler of high degree.
"The King Of Candyland" by Ella Wheeler Wilcox
And after they see the monster's face,
They have no peaceful hour.
And they have aches in every place,
And what was sweet seems sour.
Oh wo! for that sorrowful foolish band
Who follow the king of Candy land.
"The King Of Candyland" by Ella Wheeler Wilcox
So kiss: the drunks upon the curb and dames
in dubious doorways forget their monday names,
caper with candles in their heads;
the leaves applaud, and santa claus flies in
scattering candy from a zeppelin,
playing his prodigal charades.
"Love Is A Parallax" by Sylvia Plath
But when mine eye, full of these beams, doth cast
Its rays upon my dusty essence thin,
Impregnate with a spark divine, defaced,
All candied o'er with leprosy of sin,
Such influences on my spirit light,
Which them as bitter gall or cold ice smite.
"Preparatory Meditations - Second Series: 3" by Edward Taylor

In news:

The thin mint candy bar .
We just heard that Thin Mint, the MVP of Girl Scout cookies (in our opinion, anyway) has joined forces with Nestle Crunch on a new candy bar .
Make your own candy bar brownies for Halloween.
Skor or Health toffee candy bar s cut irregular ¾ pieces.
Dylan Lauren, the daughter of fashion icon Ralph Lauren and CEO of Dylan's Candy Bar , has been immortalized in the way every young girl dreams about: a Barbie doll in her likeness.
Candy bar (we used a Hershey bar).
Cut a rectangle of colored paper to wrap around your candy bar .
Salted almond praline candy bar .
Hands in the candy jars.
Kids applaud healthier candy bar .
Dylan's Candy Bar /Ole George Whiskey Grand Travers Distillery.
A 5 year old Texas boy took his family's van on a candy bar run.
Metallica's Lars Ulrich Says He's Still Like a 'Kid in a Candy Store ' Around Rock Stars.
Jack's Wholesale Candy & Toy Company.
Walk into the Kegg's Candies Meyerland-area store and you might think you see chocolate cupcakes among the offerings.

In science:

There are four distinct graphs contributing to the 4–gluon vertex: the gluon box b, the ghost box g, the gluon triangle t and the gluon candy c.
Renormalization of noncommutative U(N) gauge theories
This table allows the SNfactory to search the parameter space defined by these scores to distinguish supernova candi dates from non-supernova objects and subtraction or detector artifacts.
Rates and Progenitors of Type Ia Supernovae
In this picture, the tau track is the stick of the lollipop and the decay shower the candy.
High-Energy Neutrino Astronomy: Opportunities For Particle Physics
Res. 13: 29-44. Just, T.E. (1987) - Management of tropical rainforests in north Queensland. Proceedings of Conference of Institute of Foresters of Australia, Perth 1987. Keenan, R.J. and Candy, S. (1983) - Growth of young Eucalyptus delegatensis in relation to variation in site factors.
Effects of Selection Logging on Rainforest Productivity
The answer is: it’s damn hard! If you send your children to their grandparents, and the grandparents feed them candy, they are attacking kids’ weakness. I am sorry.
Round Table Discussion at the Final Session of FPCP 2008: The Future of Flavor Physics and CP