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boiled sweet

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Definition of boiled sweet in English:

noun

British
A hard sweet made of boiled sugar.
Example sentences
  • Following recent takeovers, it has now extended its range to include wine gums, fruit pastilles, jelly beans and traditional boiled sweets, toffees and fudge.
  • Mrs Wheater's mother bought it as a small sweet shop which the family built up into a specialist business with chocolates and boiled sweets as well as attractions for children.
  • Our haul was one tube of Smarties, a snack-sized KitKat, a lollipop, and three boiled sweets for him; and a restraining order for me.

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