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n. - A delicacy (as a preserve or pastry).

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Usage examples (31)
  • Every conceivable kind of sweetmeat and relish is displayed in the brightly lit window.
  • Confetti, a kind of sweetmeat, even better than that made at Verdun, were very plentiful.
  • When each kind of sweetmeat was finished, she skimmed it, and put it away to cool in enormous bowls before potting.
  • Cocoa and chocolate are admissible only with the dainty, √¶sthetic varieties, in which fruit or some kind of sweetmeat is used.
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