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Webster 1913 Edition


Sweeting

Sweet′ing

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Noun.
1.
A sweet apple.
Ascham.
2.
A darling; – a word of endearment.
Shak.

Webster 1828 Edition


Sweeting

SWEE'TING

,
Noun.
A sweet apple.
1.
A word of endearment.

Definition 2022


sweeting

sweeting

English

Noun

sweeting (plural sweetings)

  1. (obsolete) A sweet apple.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Ascham to this entry?)
  2. (obsolete) A darling; term of endearment.
    • ca.1602, William Shakespeare, Twelfth Night II.iii
      Trip no further, pretty sweeting.