wordswarm.net: free dictionary lookup

NEW: Pecarus, by Lexmilian de Mello,
A Book of Poetry Inspired by Wordswarm.net

Wordswarms From Years Past


13-Letter Words
12-Letter Words
11-Letter Words
10-Letter Words
9-Letter Words
8-Letter Words
7-Letter Words
6-Letter Words
5-Letter Words
4-Letter Words
3-Letter Words


Adjacent Words

candy bar
candy cane
candy corn
candy egg
candy floss
candy kiss
candy store
candy striper
candy thermometer
candy-floss
candy-like
candy-scented
Candy-tufts
candyfloss
candymaker
candystripe
candytuft
candyweed
Cane
cane blight
Cane borer
Cane brake
cane brimstone
Cane mill
cane reed
cane sugar

Full-text Search for "Candying"
10636


Candying definitions

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

CANDYING, ppr. Conserving with sugar.
CANDYING, n. The act of preserving simples in substance, by boiling them in sugar.

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Candy Can"dy, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Candied; p. pr & vb. n. Candying.] [F. candir (cf. It. candire, Sp. az['u]car cande or candi), fr. Ar. & Pers. qand, fr. Skr. Kha[.n][.d]da piece, sugar in pieces or lumps, fr. kha[.n][.d], kha[.d] to break.] 1. To conserve or boil in sugar; as, to candy fruits; to candy ginger. 2. To make sugar crystals of or in; to form into a mass resembling candy; as, to candy sirup. 3. To incrust with sugar or with candy, or with that which resembles sugar or candy. Those frosts that winter brings Which candy every green. --Drayson.



comments powered by Disqus

Wordswarm.net: Look up a word or phrase

 


wordswarm.net: free dictionary lookup