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- n. a candy flavored with peppermint oil
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And apples and muskegs, and we gathered them and payment was probably about fifty cents, might have been a dime because he used to walk up to the — he smoked a pipe of course — and he'd walk up to the little country store, T. Page 7 Paul's store and bring us back a peppermint candy and sometimes he might let us walk with him.