boiled sweet

boiled sweet
Brit.

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boiled sweet noun
A sweet of boiled sugar, flavouring, and often colouring
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Main Entry:boil

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boiled sweet UK [ˌbɔɪld ˈswiːt] US [ˈbɔɪld ˌswit] noun [countable] [singular boiled sweet plural boiled sweets] british
a hard sweet, especially one that tastes of fruit
Thesaurus: sweets and other confectioneryhyponym types of food or drinkhypernym

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boiled sweet,
British. hard candy.

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noun, pl ⋯ sweets [count]
Brit :hard candy

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ˌboiled ˈsweet [boiled sweet] (BrE) (NAmE ˌhard ˈcandy) noun
a hard sweet/candy made from boiled sugar, often with fruit flavours
See also:hard candy

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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