(Can"dle*light`), n. The light of a candle.
Never went by candlelight to bed.
(Can"dle*mas) n. [AS. candelmæsse, candel candle + mæsse mass.] The second day of
February, on which is celebrated the feast of the Purification of the Virgin Mary; so called because the
candles for the altar or other sacred uses are blessed on that day.
(Can"dle*stick`) n. [AS. candel-sticca; candel candle + sticca stick.] An instrument or
utensil for supporting a candle.
(Can"dle*wast`er) n. One who consumes candles by being up late for study or dissipation.
A bookworm, a candlewaster.
(Can"dock) n. [Prob. fr. can + dock Cf. G. kannenkraut horsetail, lit. "canweed."] (Bot.) A
plant or weed that grows in rivers; a species of Equisetum; also, the yellow frog lily
(Can"dor) n. [Written also candour.] [L. candor, fr. candëre; cf. F. candeur. See candid.]
1. Whiteness; brightness; (as applied to moral conditions) usullied purity; innocence. [Obs.]
Nor yor unquestioned integrity
Shall e'er be sullied with one taint or spot
That may take from your innocence
2. A disposition to treat subjects with fairness; freedom from prejudice or disguise; frankness; sincerity.
Attribute superior sagacity and candor to those who held that side of the question.
(Can"droy) n. A machine for spreading out cotton cloths to prepare them for printing.
(Can"dy) v. t. [imp. & p. p. Candied ; p. pr & vb. n. Candying.] [F. candir (cf. It. candire,
Sp. azúcar cande or candi), fr. Ar. & Pers. qand, fr. Skr. Khan.d.da piece, sugar in pieces or lumps,
fr. khan.d., khad. to break.]
1. To conserve or boil in sugar; as, to candy fruits; to candy ginger.
2. To make sugar crystals of or in; to form into a mass resembling candy; as, to candy sirup.
3. To incrust with sugar or with candy, or with that which resembles sugar or candy.
Those frosts that winter brings
Which candy every green.
(Can"dy) v. i.
1. To have sugar crystals form in or on; as, fruits preserved in sugar candy after a time.
2. To be formed into candy; to solidify in a candylike form or mass.
(Can"dy) n. [F. candi. See Candy, v. t.] A more or less solid article of confectionery made by
boiling sugar or molasses to the desired consistency, and than crystallizing, molding, or working in the
required shape. It is often flavored or colored, and sometimes contains fruit, nuts, etc.
(||Candy), n. [Mahratta khan.d.i, Tamil kan.d.i.] A weight, at Madras 500 pounds, at Bombay