Definition of Besmudge
1. to smudge [v -SMUDGED, -SMUDGING, -SMUDGES] - See also: smudge
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Literary usage of Besmudge
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Belief in Immortality and the Worship of the Dead by James George Frazer (1913)
"... hair close to the head and besmudge themselves with oil and pounded charcoal. The women besmear themselves ..."
2. Gilbert and Sullivan and Their Operas: With Recollections and Anecdotes of D by François Cellier, Cunningham Bridgeman (1914)
"... refined views of life, Punch would never besmudge a column of his brilliant periodical by damning anything or anybody, like any ordinary press critic. ..."
3. Historical Outlines of English Accidence, Comprising Chapters on the History by Richard Morris (1899)
"... besmudge. (2) It forms intensive verbs, with the sense of 'thoroughly,' ' soundly. ..."
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