sweetmeat

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sweet +‎ meat (food)

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sweetmeat (plural sweetmeats)

  1. A sweet delicacy; a confection.
  2. (informal) sweetheart; darling
    • 2010, Scott Nicholson, The Gorge
      “Hey, sweetmeat, where you been?” Farrengalli hollered.

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