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See also: Sweeting
sweeting (plural sweetings)
- (obsolete) A sweet apple.
- a. 1569 (date written), Roger Ascham, Margaret Ascham, editor, The Scholemaster: Or Plaine and Perfite Way of Teaching Children, to Vnderstand, Write, and Speake, the Latin Tong, […], London: […] John Daye, […], published 1570, OCLC 228713506:
- a childe will chose a sweeting, because it is presentlie faire and pleasant, and refuse a Runnet, because it is than grene, hard, and lowre […]
- (obsolete) A darling; term of endearment.