sweetmeat


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a sweetened delicacy (as a preserve or pastry)

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See, little one, here are four annas to spend in sweetmeats because thou hast a little head under that great thatch of hair.
It was a human storm, made up of a thunder of cries, and a hail of sweetmeats, flowers, eggs, oranges, and nosegays.
Their parents are suffered to see them only twice a year; the visit is to last but an hour; they are allowed to kiss the child at meeting and parting; but a professor, who always stands by on those occasions, will not suffer them to whisper, or use any fondling expressions, or bring any presents of toys, sweetmeats, and the like.
One can gorge sights to repletion as well as sweetmeats.
A pair of Turkish slippers adorned her feet, and necklaces of amber, coral, and filigree hung about her neck, while one hand held a smelling-bottle, and the other the spicy box of oriental sweetmeats.
Even the irrepressible man with the apron, who always turns up to sell nuts and sweetmeats in a crowd, plied his trade in silence, and found few indeed (to the credit of the nation be it spoken) who had the heart to crack a nut at such a time as this.
Having brought this admonition to an end--upon which, to say the truth, the young gentleman for whose benefit it was designed, bestowed little or no heed, having to all appearance his faculties absorbed in the contemplation of the sweetmeats,--Miss Miggs signified to the company in general that they were not to be uneasy, for she would soon return; and, with her nephew's aid, prepared to bear her wardrobe up the staircase.
845 million from a private bank branch of Saddar and when he reached at sweetmeat mart near Giddu Chowk in the jurisdiction of Hussainabad Police Station, three armed robbers who were on motorbike intercepted him at gun point, looted the cash bag and escaped from the spot.
The adulterated food items include milk, sweetmeat, edible oils, spices, butter, ghee, dry fish, confectionary items like biscuits, cakes, pastries, candies, crackers etc.
The birds start gathering early each morning in front of Samar's sweetmeat shop in the local city of Pabna, some 200 km from Dhaka.
In Lahore the ordinary sweetmeat/ confectionery shops are paving way for branded sweetmeat and grocery stores.
MULTAN -- Sixteen members of a family fell unconscious after consuming substandard sweetmeat in Mera Wala area of Jatoi Tehsil, of Muzaffargarh district.
LAHORE -- Punjab Chief Minister Muhammad Shehbaz Sharif went to Chak 105ML, Layyah today and met the families of the persons who died due to poisoned sweetmeat.
He may even have eaten some marmalade before he left, not on toast as we do today, but as a sweetmeat, served in thick slices for dessert at the end of a feast or dinner.
Fashioned in the shape of a fine pastry fruit basket, this natural partner to Veggie Cups offers a tantalising blend of low-fat dough and real fruit juices which are suitable as a one-bite dessert for stand up buffets, three on a plate with cream for a sit down 'pud' or simply as a sweetmeat on a saucer to accompany a cup of coffee.