1. Proper noun.  A pet form of the female given name Candace or Candice.
  2. Noun.  (uncountable, chiefly) Edible, sweet-tasting confectionery containing sugar, or sometimes artificial sweeteners, and often flavored with fruit, chocolate, nuts, herbs and spices, or artificial flavors.
  3. Noun.  (countable, chiefly) A piece of candy.
  4. Verb.  (cooking) To cook in, or coat with, sugar syrup.
  5. Noun.  (obsolete) a unit of mass used in southern India, equal to twenty maunds, roughly equal to 500 pounds avoirdupois but varying locally.

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