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  ( candies    plural  ) Candy is sweet foods such as toffees or chocolate.  
  (AM)      n-var  
...a piece of candy..., ...a large box of candies...     
in BRIT, usually use sweets     

candy bar        ( candy bars    plural  ) A candy bar is a long, thin, sweet food, usually covered in chocolate.  
  (AM)      n-count  
cotton candy     
Cotton candy is a large pink or white mass of sugar threads that is eaten from a stick. It is sold at fairs or other outdoor events.  
  (AM)      n-uncount  
in BRIT, use candyfloss     
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