A sweet, chewy candy of molasses or brown sugar boiled until very thick and then pulled with the hands or by machine until the candy is glossy and holds its shape.(noun)
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Use "taffy" in a sentence
"This colored "taffy" is cut into circles about the size of a tortilla, and hung on a clothesline to dry out a bit more."
"Wyndham-Price even paused to joke that Georgia's saltwater taffy is better than Utah's."
"These look just like my favorite salt water taffy from the coast!"