Definition of "sweetmeats" [sweetmeats]

  • Plural form of sweetmeat. (noun)

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Use "sweetmeats" in a sentence
  • "Now I have in it what I call sweetmeats for the Chancery-counselor Thomsen: old knives of sacrifice, coins and rings, which I have found in the horse-pond and up yonder in the cairns: not a quarter of a yard below the turf we found one pot upon another; round each a little inclosure of stones -- a flat stone as covering, and underneath stood the pot, with burnt giants 'bones, and a little button or the blade of a knife."
  • "When I was little I didn't understand the difference between mincemeat and "sweetmeats"."
  • "A Brahman should not eat even _pakki rasoi_ or food cooked without water, such as sweetmeats and cakes fried in butter or oil, except when cooked by his own family and in his own home."