rock candy


Definition of rock candy 

1 : boiled sugar crystallized in large masses on string

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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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English Language Learners Definition of rock candy

: hard candy that is made on a string

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