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Sweet

(swēt),
Robert Douglas, 20th-century English dermatologist. See: Sweet disease.

sweet

[AS. swete, sweet]
1. Pleasing to the taste or smell. See: taste
2. Containing or derived from sugar.
3. Free from excess of acid, sulfur, or corrosive salts.

sweet

opposite of sour.

sweet birch oil
see methyl salicylate.
sweet buckeye tree
aesculusoctandra.
sweet clover
sweet feed
a mixture of rolled grain and molasses used to tempt convalescent horses and cattle.
sweet grass
panicumschinzii.
sweet itch
an intensely itchy dermatitis of horses caused by hypersensitivity to the bites of Culicoides spp. The lesions are worst in the summer months and most evident along the middle of the back. The skin is thickened and the hair is missing. Called also Queensland itch. See equine allergic dermatitis.
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Sweet itch (Queensland itch) on the neck of a horse. By permission from Pascoe R, Knottenbelt DC, Manual of Equine Dermatology, Saunders, 1999
sweet oil
olive oil.
sweet pea
lathyrusodoratus.
sweet potato
ipomoeabatatas.
sweet vernal grass
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WITH their extraordinary scent and glorious colour, sweet peas are a firm favourite.
All this means is the main stem of each sweet pea is given its own individual cane or support and tied to it as it grows.
Sweet Pea Sir Henry Cecil was bred in New Zealand by Dr Keith Hammett and is available exclusively from Mr Fothergill's.
One of the most surprising and simple appetizers to try is the Sweet Pea and Ricotta Bruschetta, so easy to make and delightful to taste.
I always encouraged them to write down the different story ideas they came up with concerning Sweet Pea, but once those stories were put on paper, the kids really were the driving force behind wanting to get the stories published into a book.
The 25th Annual Sweet Pea Show will take place at Thomas Adams School, Stanier Hall and in a large marquee in High Street, Wem on Saturday and Sunday July 20-21.
Bred by renowned New Zealand Lathyrus breeder, Dr Keith Hammett, this is a must have for the sweet pea enthusiast.
There has been a history of amateur breeders producing some fine sweet pea varieties in the last 100 years.
THE first flowers are opening on the wigwams of white sweet peas we built in the clock beds on the parterre - which reminds me that the Eckford Sweet Pea Society holds its festival in Wem this weekend.
Earlier this year Dobbies Garden World in Birtley and Ponteland launched a competition for local children to grow their own sweet pea plants.