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  • n. Plural form of toffee.


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  • I've only seen part one of three but I say with some confidence that you could get through some toffees watching this.

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  • Some of the equipment dates back to the 1920s, but the hand-dropping method is no longer used for the toffees: times change and new contraptions take over.

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  • "The toffees just looked too tempting not to take," she said.

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  • They filled our house and our garage, the back seat and boot of the car and they acted as a kind of sticky Pied Piper, bringing children to loiter round our gateposts, hoping to score some of the samples of new lines or gone-soft toffees that were being sent back to the factory to be disposed off.

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  • The names of the sweeties reel off my tongue, taking me back to summers spent in my mum's car, when I "helped" as she sold boilings, toffees, chocolates and fudges to the corner shops and cafés of the west of Scotland.

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  • I was five years old when my mother, Christine, became a "sweetie lady", selling twinkling jars of sugared delights for Buchanan's, a traditional confectionery company then most famous for its waxpaper-wrapped toffees the size of an old penny.

    Life is sweet

  • They weren't chatty, said Rasheed, a 32-year-old local shopkeeper, lounging behind his counter who said he sold the brothers salty biscuits and chewy toffees when they arrived with their seven children.

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  • All Jenny had been able to manage ... was sucking at a few mouthfuls of fish as if they were toffees, until they were small enough to swallow.

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  • We have something called Licorice Allsorts in the UK, which are little toffees which are made of little sandwiches of, you know, 10 layers of these things.

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  • All were carefully decorated by servants, their branches hung with blown glass and tin ornaments, bundles of cloves and cinnamon sticks, toffees and other small candies, silver tinsel, and red bows.

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