Definitions

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  • adj. Of or relating to Candia (now called Heraklion).

Etymologies

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Compare Cypriot and French candiote.

Examples

  • Candiot, who began to cry "coffee!" in the streets of Paris.

    All About Coffee

  • Once, in a fit of irritation with a Candiot who stammered out of sheer fright, the captain had ordered him to be hanged.

    Marietta A Maid of Venice

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