sweeting

noun
sweet·​ing | \ ˈswē-tiŋ How to pronounce sweeting (audio) \

Definition of sweeting

1 archaic : sweetheart
2 : a sweet apple

First Known Use of sweeting

13th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Sweeting.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sweeting. Accessed 21 Jan. 2021.

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