rock candy


Definition of rock candy

1 : boiled sugar crystallized in large masses on string

Examples of rock candy in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Hochstadter’s Slow & Low Rock and Rye is a bottled Old Fashioned made with 84 proof straight rye whiskey, raw honey, navel orange peel, angostura bitters, and a pinch of rock candy. Andrea Romano, Travel + Leisure, "This Cocktail Company Will Pay You to Take an Epic U.S. Road Trip in Its 'Whiskey Van'," 14 Oct. 2020 The flashy drink costs $18 and comes topped with gold rock candy. Sarah Blaskovich, Dallas News, "Secret recipe? More about that puzzling black margarita at Terry Black’s Barbecue in Deep Ellum," 18 Feb. 2020 Students also set up stations to make their own rock candy, which would become a sort of graduation present Friday once they were done crystallizing. Sara Cardine,, "Kids slime, splash and cook their way through scientific principles in camp led by LCHS students," 3 July 2018

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First Known Use of rock candy

circa 1706, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of rock candy was circa 1706

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27 Oct 2020

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“Rock candy.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 26 Nov. 2020.

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English Language Learners Definition of rock candy

US : hard candy that is made on a string

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