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n. 1 (context British plurale tantum English) confectionery, candy. 2 (plural of sweet English) 3 A term of endearment; sweetheart.

Sweets (band)

(stylized as SweetS) was a Japanese idol group. Put together through auditions, the group debuted in 2003 on the avex trax label. Although the group met minor success, they disbanded after three years with the release of a final single in June 2006.

Sweets (disambiguation)

Sweets are food items that are rich in sugar.

Sweets may also refer to:

  • John F. Sweets (21st century), American historian
  • Lance Sweets, a fictional character on the television series Bones
  • sweeTs, a pseudonym of Eunice Olumide
  • SweetS, a Japanese vocal group
  • Sweets Edison (1915-1999), American swing trumpeter
Sweets (album)

Sweets is an album by American jazz trumpeter Harry Edison and His Orchestra recorded in 1956 and originally released on the Clef label.

Usage examples of "sweets".

I will whisper to your ears,-- The sweets of love are mixt with tears.

When I was young I deemed that sweets are sweet: But now I deem some searching bitters are Sweeter than sweets, and more refreshing far, And to be relished more, and more desired, And more to be pursued on eager feet, On feet untired, and still on feet though tired.

On the blast that sweets the breast of the lake, And mingles its swell with the moonlight air.

Now in the middle of 1943 your Messrs Sweets and Lamberts seem to have attained the highest pinnacle of prestige and achievement.

After the war, he felt, the world might be full of Sweets, selling their vacuum cleaners, parrying political questions and entertaining millions on television.

Batters the required vacuum flasks of hot drinks as well as seven packets of sandwiches, chewing-gum, boiled sweets and chocolate.

All the boxes of goods, the hanging fabrics, the festoons of lace, the boxes of sweets in the grocery section, the displays of this and that, were being whipped down, folded up, slapped into tidy receptacles, and everything that could not be taken down and put away had sheets of some coarse stuff like sacking flung over them.

Then I saw in one of those little miscellaneous shops--news, sweets, toys, stationery, belated Christmas tomfoolery, and so forth--an array of masks and noses.

I would not cast anew the lot once cast, Or launch a second ship for one that sank, Or drug with sweets the bitterness I drank, Or break by feasting my perpetual fast.

And for my thorn Thou gavest love and peace, Not joy this mortal morn: If Thou hast given much treasure for a thorn, Wilt thou not give me for my rose increase Of gladness, and all sweets to me?

Christ, God and Man, Whom God the Father strook And shamed and sifted and one while forsook:-- Cry shame upon our bodies we have nursed In sweets, our souls in pride, our spirits immersed In wilfulness, our steps run all acrook.

Thus, when Carew speaks of an aged fair one When beauty, youth, and all sweets leave her, Love may return, but lovers never!

What sweets the country can afford Shall bless thy bed, and bless thy board.

And all thy hopes of her must wither, Like those short sweets here knit together.

OR THE SPRIG OF EGLANTINE GIVEN TO A MAID From this bleeding hand of mine, Take this sprig of Eglantine: Which, though sweet unto your smell, Yet the fretful briar will tell, He who plucks the sweets, shall prove Many thorns to be in love.