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Sweet

(swēt),
Robert Douglas, 20th-century English dermatologist. See: Sweet disease.
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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.
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The new facility, to be completed in time for this fall's harvest, will allow local growers to keep sweet potatoes fresh for up to 12 months.
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I read how to preserve sweet corn in an old cook book (I don't remember the name): To keep sweet corn through the winter, boil it on the cob for 10 minutes, cool, cut the corn off the cobs and put about three pounds in a cloth bag and hang it on the clothesline (or some other place) for about three days, or until completely dry.
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