candy cane


: a stick of hard red and white candy with a curve at the top

Examples of candy cane in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The tiny Impella pumps, about the width of a candy cane, are threaded through blood vessels to take over the work of the heart in patients who are undergoing complex procedures or have life-threatening conditions. Christina Jewett, New York Times, 29 Mar. 2024 From a love story involving mannequins to an underground Christmas rave, the Belchers' holiday adventures are more fun than a chocolate candy cane., 27 Nov. 2023 Succulent mouthful of a layer cake of flavors—brownies, candy cane, red licorice and cranberry juice. Tom Mullen, Forbes, 25 Feb. 2024 Rather than a bone, Pluto comes with a candy cane, Piglet has a gift in hand, and Eeyore has an adorable Santa hat and a note for St. Nick. Buy it! Melissa Epifano,, 25 Oct. 2023 The trouble really starts when Bob backs out of the tree lot to go home, and the episode turns into an homage to Steven Spielberg's Duel (1974), featuring an enormous candy cane truck., 27 Nov. 2023 The stripes are reminiscent of a candy cane, perfect for winter, but the vibrant pink and red make for an easy segue to spring and summer. Jennifer Hussein, Allure, 27 Nov. 2023 In the video, Gosling sports a dark green suit while drinking from a Santa Claus mug in a studio decked out with Christmas lights, while Ronson — who oversaw the Greta Gerwig film’s soundtrack — directs the show with a large candy cane in hand. Hannah Dailey, Billboard, 20 Dec. 2023 Advertisement Of course, there’s always milk, and that’s the way to go with the chocolate candy cane crinkle. Aleksandra Crapanzano, WSJ, 6 Dec. 2023

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“Candy cane.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 16 Apr. 2024.

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