Origin of sweet corn
Examples from the Web for sweet corn
One morning the boy Frank came in with a basket of sweet-corn on his arm, and a bad scowl on his countenance.
About this bunch he sunk traps in the ground, and threw hay-seed over them, and placed nice ears of sweet-corn beside them.
Sweet-corn seed often decays if put into the ground as early as field-corn.ABC of Vegetable Gardening|Eben Eugene Rexford
The first thing I saw, on looking up at the sound of footsteps, was the said nose coming toward me, among the sweet-corn tassels.