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smother with smoke

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  • smother — (v.) c.1200, to suffocate with smoke, from smorthre (n.) dense, suffocating smoke (late 12c.), from stem of O.E. smorian to suffocate, choke, possibly connected to SMOLDER (Cf. smolder). Meaning to kill by suffocation is from 1540s; sense of to… …   Etymology dictionary

  • smother — smoth|er [ˈsmʌðə US ər] v [T] [Date: 1100 1200; Origin: smother thick smoke (12 19 centuries), from Old English smorian to suffocate ] 1.) to completely cover the whole surface of something with something else, often in a way that seems… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • smother — I. noun Etymology: Middle English, alteration of smorther, from smoren to smother, from Old English smorian to suffocate; akin to Middle Dutch smoren to suffocate Date: 13th century 1. a. thick stifling smoke or smudge b. a state of being stifled …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • smother — smotherable, adj. /smudh euhr/, v.t. 1. to stifle or suffocate, as by smoke or other means of preventing free breathing. 2. to extinguish or deaden (fire, coals, etc.) by covering so as to exclude air. 3. to cover closely or thickly; envelop: to… …   Universalium

  • smother — smoth•er [[t]ˈsmʌð ər[/t]] v. t. 1) to stifle or suffocate, as by smoke or other means of preventing free breathing 2) to extinguish or deaden (fire, coals, etc.) by covering so as to exclude air 3) to cover closely or thickly; envelop: to… …   From formal English to slang

  • smother — /ˈsmʌðə / (say smudhuh) verb (t) 1. to stifle or suffocate, especially by smoke or by depriving of the air necessary for life. 2. to extinguish or deaden (fire, etc.) by covering so as to exclude air. 3. Also, smother up. to cover closely or… …   Australian-English dictionary

  • smother — v. & n. v. 1 tr. suffocate; stifle; kill by stopping the breath of or excluding air from. 2 tr. (foll. by with) overwhelm with (kisses, gifts, kindness, etc.) (smothered with affection). 3 tr. (foll. by in, with) cover entirely in or with… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Smudge — Smudge, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Smudged}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Smudging}.] 1. To stifle or smother with smoke; to smoke by means of a smudge. [1913 Webster] 2. To smear; to smutch; to soil; to blacken with smoke. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Smudged — Smudge Smudge, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Smudged}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Smudging}.] 1. To stifle or smother with smoke; to smoke by means of a smudge. [1913 Webster] 2. To smear; to smutch; to soil; to blacken with smoke. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Smudging — Smudge Smudge, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Smudged}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Smudging}.] 1. To stifle or smother with smoke; to smoke by means of a smudge. [1913 Webster] 2. To smear; to smutch; to soil; to blacken with smoke. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • smoth´er|er — smoth|er «SMUHTH uhr», verb, noun. –v.t. 1. to make unable to get air; kill by depriving of air; suffocate: »The gas almost smothered the coal miners but they got out in time. 2. to cover thickly: »In the fall the grass is smothered with leaves.… …   Useful english dictionary


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