Candied

Can"died

(?), a. [From 1st Candy.] 1. Preserved in or with sugar; incrusted with a candylike substance; as, candied fruits.
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2. (a) Converted wholly or partially into sugar or candy; as candied sirup. (b) Conted or more or less with sugar; as, candidied raisins. (c) Figuratively; Honeyed; sweet; flattering.
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Let the candied tongue lick absurd pomp.
Shak.
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3. Covered or incrusted with that which resembles sugar or candy.
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Will the cold brook,
Candiedwith ice, caudle thy morning tast?
Shak.
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4. smoothly coated with crystals of sugar; -- used especially of fruits; as, a candied apple.
Syn. -- candied, crystallized, glac, glaced.
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