The Meaning of can

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Candied

a.
Preserved in or with sugar; incrusted with a candylike substance; as, candied fruits.

Candied

a.
Converted wholly or partially into sugar or candy; as candied sirup.

Candied

a.
Conted or more or less with sugar; as, candidied raisins

Candied

a.
Figuratively; Honeyed; sweet; flattering.

Candied

a.
Covered or incrusted with that which resembles sugar or candy.

Candify

v. t. / v. i.
To make or become white, or candied.

Candiot

a.
Of or pertaining to Candia; Cretary.

Candite

n.
A variety of spinel, of a dark color, found at Candy, in Ceylon.

Candle

n.
A slender, cylindrical body of tallow, containing a wick composed of loosely twisted linen of cotton threads, and used to furnish light.

Candle

n.
That which gives light; a luminary.

Candleberry tree

A shrub (the Myrica cerifera, or wax-bearing myrtle), common in North America, the little nuts of which are covered with a greenish white wax, which was formerly, used for hardening candles; -- also called bayberry tree, bayberry, or candleberry.

Candlebomb

n.
A small glass bubble, filled with water, which, if placed in the flame of a candle, bursts by expansion of steam.

Candlebomb

n.
A pasteboard shell used in signaling. It is filled with a composition which makes a brilliant light when it explodes.

Candle coal

See Cannel coal.

Candlefish

n.
A marine fish (Thaleichthys Pacificus), allied to the smelt, found on the north Pacific coast; -- called also eulachon. It is so oily that, when dried, it may be used as a candle, by drawing a wick through it

Candlefish

n.
The beshow.

Candleholder

n.
One who, or that which, holds a candle; also, one who assists another, but is otherwise not of importance.

Candlelight

n.
The light of a candle.

Candlemas

n.
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.

Candlestick

n.
An instrument or utensil for supporting a candle.
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