- a sweet variety of apple.
- Archaic. sweetheart.
Origin of sweeting
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Examples from the Web for sweeting
I am a lonely man, my sweeting, and I must settle some day when the wars are over and done.
Away to your chamber, sweeting, and keep a blithe face, for she who confesses is shriven.
Get my shears, sweeting, and I'll clip this lion's mane of hair.Nicanor - Teller of Tales
C. Bryson Taylor
Donne and Sweeting were quiet before you came, and would be quiet if you were gone.Shirley
I was also given some of the cream, and a baked Summer Sweeting to eat with it.The William Henry Letters
Abby Morton Diaz
- a variety of sweet apple
- an archaic word for sweetheart
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