noun (Scot, dialect) (pl) -wives
a garrulous person
(formerly) a woman selling sweets
noun 1. a sweet variety of apple. 2. Archaic. sweetheart. noun 1. a variety of sweet apple 2. an archaic word for sweetheart
adjective 1. somewhat sweet.
noun, plural sweetleaves. 1. a shrub or small tree, Symplocos tinctoria, of the eastern coast of the U.S., having lance-shaped leaves, yellowish, fragrant flowers, and orange or brown fruit.