candy cane

candy cane
`candy ,cane noun count AMERICAN
a long thin piece of red and white candy shaped like a hook that is eaten at Christmas

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  • candy cane — n AmE a stick of hard red and white sugar with a curved end …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Candy cane — Not to be confused with Stick candy. A traditional candy cane (left) and a Nestlé Spree version (right). A candy cane is a hard cane shaped candy stick. It is traditionally white with red stripes and flavored with peppermint or cinnamon; however …   Wikipedia

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  • candy cane — noun a) An edible candy in the shape of a cane or staff generally consumed during Christmas time. b) A playing card with the rank of seven …   Wiktionary

  • candy cane — noun a hard candy in the shape of a rod (usually with stripes) • Hypernyms: ↑candy, ↑confect * * * noun, pl ⋯ canes [count] US : a stick of hard red and white candy with a curve at the top …   Useful english dictionary

  • candy cane — noun (C) AmE a stick of hard red and white sugar with a curved end …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • Candy stripe — may refer to: *Candy stripe, the colors of a Candy cane *Candy stripe, the uniform worn by a U.S. Hospital volunteer **Candystriper, a Hospital volunteer *Candy Stripe, a variety of Pluot, a complex cross hybrid of plum and apricot *candy stripe… …   Wikipedia

  • Candy Darling — Infobox actor name = Candy Darling caption = birthdate = November 24 1944 birthplace = Forest Hills, New York deathdate = March 21 1974 deathplace = New York City, New YorkCandy Darling (c. November 24 1944 – March 21 1974) was a pre op… …   Wikipedia

  • candy canes — noun plural of candy cane …   Wiktionary

  • candy — [kan′dē] n. pl. candies [< sugar candy < ME (sugre) candi < OFr (sucre) candi < OIt ( zucchero) candi < Ar qandi < Pers qand, cane sugar; prob. < Sans khaṇḍa, piece (of sugar)] 1. crystallized sugar made by boiling and… …   English World dictionary

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