boiled sweet

noun

Definition of boiled sweet

British
:a small, hard piece of candy with a sweet and usually fruity flavor :hard candy

Word by Word Definitions

boil play boiled
  1. : to come to the boiling point

  2. : to generate bubbles of vapor when heated

  3. : to cook in boiling water

  1. : a localized swelling and inflammation of the skin resulting from infection of a hair follicle and adjacent tissue, having a hard central core, and forming pus

  1. : the act or state of boiling

  2. : a swirling upheaval (as of water)

  3. : a boiled dish of seafood, vegetables, and seasonings

sweet play
  1. : pleasing to the taste

  2. : being or inducing the one of the four basic taste sensations that is typically induced by disaccharides and is mediated especially by receptors in taste buds at the front of the tongue — compare bitter, salt, sour

  3. : containing a sweetening ingredient : not dry

  1. : in a sweet manner

  1. : something that is sweet to the taste: such as

  2. : a food (such as a candy or preserve) having a high sugar content

  3. : dessert


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