Candy-cane definition

A usually striped stick of peppermint candy with the top curved to resemble a walking cane.
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A stick of hard peppermint candy with diagonal stripes and a curved end for hanging as a Christmas decoration.
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(US, Canada) An edible candy in the shape of a cane or staff, generally consumed during Christmas time and usually having a peppermint flavor.
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Noun

Singular:
candy-cane
Plural:
candy-canes