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spun sugar

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Definition of spun sugar in English:

noun

[mass noun]
Hardened sugar syrup drawn out into long filaments and used to make candyfloss or as a decoration for sweet dishes.
Example sentences
  • Drizzle some sauce around the dish and garnish with spun sugar.
  • Then came the sweet: an enormous confection covered with spun sugar.
  • In the kitchen he began to work wonders with spun sugar.

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