barley sugar definition

  • noun:
    • a definite, difficult candy made by boiling down sugar, formerly with an extract of barley included.
    • a normal Brit boiled nice, yellowish or orange in colour, with an extract of barley included as flavouring.
    • sugar boiled till its brittle (previously with a decoction of barley) and candied.
    • glucose boiled (formerly in a decoction of barley) till it becomes brittle and candied.
    • a brittle transparent candy produced by melting and air conditioning cane sugar

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