Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Candy made in the form of sticks.

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Examples

  • From a pedestal of boxes fairly bulging with red-wheeled go-carts, one keen young elbow rammed for balance into a gay glassy shelf of stick-candy, green tissue garlands tickling across her cheek, she sped the message to her mother.

    Peace on Earth, Good-will to Dogs

  • Oh, ay! I've knowed Pinch-a-Penny to drop the price of stick-candy when he had put the price of flour too high for anybody's comfort.

    Harbor Tales Down North With an Appreciation by Wilfred T. Grenfell, M.D.

  • -- red-and-white stick-candy of the variety that she had often seen selling at street corners (out of show-cases that went on wheels).

    The Poor Little Rich Girl

  • "Well, I'll tell you now that he didn't," was the answer, "nor for a pocketful of red stick-candy which he took from a jar.

    Dixie Hart

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