Your aunt must have dainties to tempt her appetite and so keep up her strength.
The rolls and other 'sour-dough' dainties are baked in a Dutch oven.
Present-day Simpson has seldom "fed on the dainties that are bred in a book."
But it matters not; it is the sending and getting that are the dainties.
We wind up with a cup of good hot tea, thinly cut buttered bread, and other dainties.
If you do not care to share your dainties, you can hang them from the roof.
It seems that Lieutenant Cox had received a box from home containing, among other dainties, a bottle of home-made wine.
John unwrapped the dainties and threw the paper on the floor.
A poor chance I have of getting that county I am waiting for if your worship goes looking for dainties in the bottom of the sea.
I asked some of the passengers who went in for these dainties to give their opinion.
c.1300, "excellence, elegance; a luxury," from Old French deintie (12c.) "price, value," also "delicacy, pleasure," from Latin dignitatem (nominative dignitas) "greatness, rank, worthiness, worth, beauty," from dignus "worthy" (see dignity).
c.1300, "delightful, pleasing," from dainty (n.). Meaning evolved in Middle English to "choice, excellent" (late 14c.) to "delicately pretty." Related: Daintiness.