Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A hard, chewy candy made of brown sugar or molasses and butter.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. a type of confectionery made by boiling sugar (or treacle, etc) with butter or milk, then cooling the mixture so that it becomes hard
  • n. a small, individual piece of toffee

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. Taffy.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. caramelized sugar cooled in thin sheets

Etymologies

Alteration of taffy.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)

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