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These hard candies were originally used to sweeten coffee, and have become such a regional icon that they were recently featured on a Dutch postage stamp.
My parents tried every trick in the book, from tying them with floss to a doorknob and pulling them, red-faced, to having me chew hard candy.
Presbyterians around the United States would send used clothes and small gifts such as cards, jacks and hard candy.
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HARD CANDY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of hard candy for English Language Learners
: a small, hard piece of candy with a sweet and usually fruity flavor
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