Etymology
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Words related to candy

candied (adj.)
"preserved or encrusted with sugar or anything resembling it," c. 1600, past-participle adjective from candy (v.).
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candyass 
also candy-ass, 1961, from candy (n.) + ass (n.2). Perhaps originally U.S. military.
candy-striper (n.)
young female volunteer nurse at a hospital, by 1962, so called from the pink-striped design of her uniform, similar to patterns on peppermint candy. Candy-striped (adj.) is from 1886. See candy (n.) + stripe (n.).
rock-candy (n.)

"hard confection made of pure sugar in crystals of considerable size," 1723, from rock (n.1) + candy (n.).