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noun as in candy

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When bits of sweetmeat lodged in the teeth, the sucket fork doubled as a nifty toothpick.

Most of these here are munching sweetmeats; they love them as children do, and the sweetmeat-seller never lacks trade.

Then we see a sweetmeat shop with a crowd outside and a cloud of flies bearing them company.

Did you ever consider that the only sweetmeat our forefathers had for thousands of years was wild honey?

She had made the sweetmeat herself, and had earned the money to buy a half-dozen tumblers, by braiding rugs for Mrs. Parshley.

Forbes laughed at the spectacle of a big, rich man pouting like a reluctant child against having a sweetmeat forced on him.


On this page you'll find 24 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to sweetmeat, such as: sweet, bonbon, confectionery, confit, and jawbreaker.

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