Sweet - (Webster's 1828 Dictionary)
SWEET, a. [L. suavis.]
1. Agreeable or grateful to the taste; as, sugar or honey is sweet.
2. Pleasing to the smell; fragrant; as a sweet rose; sweet odor; sweet incense. Exo 26.
3. Pleasing to the ear; soft; melodious; harmonious; as the sweet notes of a flute or an organ; sweet music; a sweet voice.
4. Pleasing to the eye; beautiful; as a sweet face; a sweet color or complexion; a sweet form.
5. Fresh; not salt; as sweet water.
6. Not sour; as sweet fruits; sweet oranges.
7. Mild; soft; gentle.
Canst thou bind the sweet influences of Pleiades?
8. Mild; soft; kind; obliging; as sweet manners.
9. Grateful; pleasing.
Sweet interchange of hill and valley.
10. Making soft or excellent music; as a sweet singer.
11. Not stale; as sweet butter. The bread is sweet.
12. Not turned; not sour; as sweet milk.
13. Not putrescent or putrid; as, the meat is sweet.
SWEET, n. Something pleasing or grateful to the mind; as the sweets of domestic life.
A little bitter mingled in our cup, leaves no relish of the sweet.
1. A sweet substance; particularly, any vegetable juice which is added to wines to improve them.
2. A perfume.
3. A word of endearment.
4. Cane juice, melasses,or other sweet vegetable substance.