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noun (pl) -men
(in the Caribbean) a man kept by a woman
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  • Outside the house of Frederick Wingate two men stood talking; he saw, with surprise, that one of them was Mr. sweetman.

    Detectives, Inc. William Heyliger
  • You and sweetman thought it was the beating of a human heart.

    Detectives, Inc. William Heyliger
  • Mr. sweetman cried something inarticulate and plunged for the porch.

    Detectives, Inc. William Heyliger
  • But Miss sweetman was busy, and only puckered up her mouth and ordered me back to my seat.

    The Late Miss Hollingford Rosa Mulholland
  • I had spent all my life at school, from the day when my father and mother kissed me for the last time in Miss sweetman's parlour.

    The Late Miss Hollingford Rosa Mulholland

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