taffy definition

  • noun:
    • A sweet, chewy candy of molasses or brown sugar boiled until extremely dense and then pulled with the fingers or by device before candy is shiny and holds its form.
    • Casual Flattery.
    • A soft, chewy candy made of boiled molasses or brown sugar.
    • a type of candy made from molasses or brown sugar boiled down and poured in superficial pans.
    • Flattery; soft phrases.
    • A coarse particular candy, manufactured from sugar or molasses boiled down after which cooled in shallow pans, frequently mixed with the meats of various forms of nuts, as almonds, etc.
    • therefore Crude go with or flattery; cajolery; blarney; soft-soap.
    • A Welshman.
    • chewy candy of sugar or syrup boiled until dense and pulled until shiny
  • others:
    • to offer taffy to; prevail upon by means of flattery: as, he had been taffied into producing.

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