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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 can·dy /ˈkændi/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Can·dy v. t. [imp. & p. p. Candied p. pr & vb. n. Candying.]
 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.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Can·dy v. i.
 1. To have sugar crystals form in or on; as, fruits preserved in sugar candy after a time.
 2. To be formed into candy; to solidify in a candylike form or mass.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Can·dy n.
 1. 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.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Candy, n.  A weight, at Madras 500 pounds, at Bombay 560 pounds.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n : a rich sweet made of flavored sugar and often combined with
          fruit or nuts
      v : coat with something sweet, such as a hard sugar glaze [syn:
          sugarcoat, glaze]
      [also: candied]