Sweetmeat

  • 1 Sweetmeat — Sweet meat , n. 1. Fruit preserved with sugar, as peaches, pears, melons, nuts, orange peel, etc.; usually in the plural; a confect; a confection. [1913 Webster] 2. The paint used in making patent leather. [1913 Webster] 3. (Zo[ o]l.) A boat… …

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  • 2 sweetmeat — ► NOUN archaic ▪ an item of confectionery or sweet food …

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  • 3 sweetmeat — [swēt′mēt΄] n. [LME sweit meit < OE swetmete: see SWEET & MEAT] any sweet food or delicacy prepared with sugar or honey, as a cake, confection, preserve, etc.; specif., a candy, candied fruit, etc …

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  • 4 sweetmeat — noun Date: 14th century a food rich in sugar: as a. a candied or crystallized fruit b. candy, confection …

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  • 5 sweetmeat — /sweet meet /, n. 1. a sweet delicacy, prepared with sugar, honey, or the like, as preserves, candy, or, formerly, cakes or pastry. 2. Usually, sweetmeats. any sweet delicacy of the confectionery or candy kind, as candied fruit, sugar covered… …

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  • 6 sweetmeat — noun A sweet delicacy; a confection …

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  • 7 sweetmeat — Synonyms and related words: Jell O, blancmange, candy, comfit, compote, confection, confectionery, confiture, conserve, frosting, gelatin, glaze, honey, icing, jam, jelly, marmalade, meringue, mousse, preserve, sweet, sweet stuff, sweets, tutti… …

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  • 8 sweetmeat — (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) n. sweet, confection, delicacy, treat, cake, candy, preserve, nougat …

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  • 9 sweetmeat — sweet|meat [ˈswi:tmi:t] n BrE old fashioned a ↑sweet, or any food made of or preserved in sugar …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 10 sweetmeat — [[t]swi͟ːtmiːt[/t]] sweetmeats N COUNT: usu pl Sweetmeats are sweet items of food, especially ones that are considered special. [OLD FASHIONED] …

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  • 11 sweetmeat — n. something made or preserved with sugar, candy, confection, crystallized fruit …

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  • 12 sweetmeat — noun archaic an item of confectionery or sweet food …

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  • 13 sweetmeat — n. Confection, comfit, junket, sugarplum …

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  • 14 sweetmeat — noun (C) BrE old fashioned a sweet 2 (1), or any food made of or preserved in sugar …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 15 sweetmeat — n confection, confiture, confectionary, candy, sweet, sweets; bonbon, fondant, comfit, sugarplum, sugar candy; taffy, butterscotch, praline, peanut brittle; fudge, cream, nougat, toffee, caramel, chocolate; mint, peppermint, kiss, lollipop,… …

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  • 16 sweetmeat — sweet•meat [[t]ˈswitˌmit[/t]] n. 1) coo (formerly) a sweetened cake or pastry 2) coo any confection or candy, as candied fruit • Etymology: bef. 1150 …

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  • 17 sweetmeat — /ˈswitmit / (say sweetmeet) noun 1. a sweet delicacy, prepared with sugar, honey, etc., as a preserve or sweet. 2. (usually plural) confectionery, such as sugar covered nuts, bonbons, etc …

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  • 18 sweetmeat — n. 1 a sweet (see SWEET n. 1). 2 a small fancy cake …

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  • 19 Crepidula fornicata — Sweetmeat Sweet meat , n. 1. Fruit preserved with sugar, as peaches, pears, melons, nuts, orange peel, etc.; usually in the plural; a confect; a confection. [1913 Webster] 2. The paint used in making patent leather. [1913 Webster] 3. (Zo[ o]l.) A …

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  • 20 Empanada — Two empanadas (empanadillas) Origin Place of origin Spain Dish details …

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