Smoke-dry to Smut
(Smoke"-dry`) v. t. To dry by or in smoke.
(Smoke"house`) n. A building where meat or fish is cured by subjecting it to a dense
(Smoke"jack`) n. A contrivance for turning a spit by means of a fly or wheel moved by the
current of ascending air in a chimney.
(Smoke"less), a. Making or having no smoke. "Smokeless towers." Pope.
1. One who dries or preserves by smoke.
2. One who smokes tobacco or the like.
3. A smoking car or compartment. [U. S.]
(Smoke"stack`) n. A chimney; esp., a pipe serving as a chimney, as the pipe which carries
off the smoke of a locomotive, the funnel of a steam vessel, etc.
(Smok"i*ly) adv. In a smoky manner.
(Smok"i*ness), n. The quality or state of being smoky.
Smoking bean (Bot.), the long pod of the catalpa, or Indian-bean tree, often smoked by boys as a
substitute for cigars. Smoking car, a railway car carriage reserved for the use of passengers who
(Smok"ing), a. & n. from Smoke.
(Smok"y) a. [Compar. Smokier ; superl. Smokiest.]
1. Emitting smoke, esp. in large quantities or in an offensive manner; fumid; as, smoky fires.
2. Having the appearance or nature of smoke; as, a smoky fog. "Unlustrous as the smoky light." Shak.
3. Filled with smoke, or with a vapor resembling smoke; thick; as, a smoky atmosphere.
4. Subject to be filled with smoke from chimneys or fireplace; as, a smoky house.
5. Tarnished with smoke; noisome with smoke; as, smoky rafters; smoky cells.
6. Suspicious; open to suspicion. [Obs.] Foote.
Smoky quartz (Min.), a variety of quartz crystal of a pale to dark smoky-brown color. See Quartz.
(Smol"der, Smoul"der) v. i. [imp. & p. p. Smoldered or Smouldered; p. pr. & vb. n. Smoldering
or Smouldering.] [OE. smolderen; cf. Prov. G. smölen, smelen, D. smeulen. Cf. Smell.]
1. To burn and smoke without flame; to waste away by a slow and supressed combustion.
The smoldering dust did round about him smoke.Spenser.
2. To exist in a state of suppressed or smothered activity; to burn inwardly; as, a smoldering feud.
(Smol"der, Smoul"der), v. t. To smother; to suffocate; to choke. [Obs.] Holinshed. Palsgrave.