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- n. Alternative spelling of candy man.
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Because you may not love the candy-man, but you do love the candy, don't you?
He wasn't like old Hawkins, the grocer - he'd as lief give you a rotten apple as not if he could smuggle it into the bag without you seeing him; and Kline the candy-man sometimes sold you old hard stuff mixed with the fresh.
By this time the "candy-man" stood smiling beside the strawberry-woman.
Here, candy-man! "calling after an old man with a tin cylinder under his arm, that looked something like an ice cream freezer.