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[mass noun] A sweet made from sugar and desiccated coconut.
- ‘When a confectioner's window is going for opulence, it's those slabs of coconut ice and fluorescent sugar mice which look prettier on display.’
- ‘My granddad and uncle worked together in a sweet factory, so I always had a healthy supply of coconut ice, jelly babies and sherbet dip.’
- ‘He had brought in some sweets for her, crunchy coconut ices baked by the neighbour's industrious mother.’
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