Sweet"meat` (?), n.

1.

Fruit preserved with sugar, as peaches, pears, melons, nuts, orange peel, etc.; -- usually in the plural; a confect; a confection.

2.

The paint used in making patent leather.

3. Zool.

A boat shell (Crepidula fornicata) of the American coast.

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