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a social gathering at which taffy or molasses candy is made.
Historical Examples

Harry Watson’s High School Days Frank V. Webster
Cloudy Jewel Grace Livingston Hill
Mark Twain, A Biography, 1835-1910, Complete Albert Bigelow Paine
The Little Colonel’s Christmas Vacation Annie Fellows Johnston
The Story Of Waitstill Baxter By Kate Douglas Wiggin
American Missionary, Volume 44, No. 1, January, 1890 Various


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