Webster's New World College Dictionary Copyright © 2010 by Wiley Publishing, Inc., Cleveland, Ohio.
large, hard, clear crystals of sugar formed on a string dipped in a solution of boiled sugar
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nounThe American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th edition Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
A hard confection that is made by cooling a concentrated sugar syrup into large clear crystals around a piece of string or a stick.