Definition of Smoor

1. v. t. To suffocate or smother.



Definition of Smoor

1. to smother [v -ED, -ING, -S] - See also: smother

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Smoor

smolts
smooch
smooched
smoocher
smoochers
smooches
smoochfest
smoochier
smoochiest
smoochily
smoochiness
smooching
smoochy
smoochy-woochy
smoodge
smoor (current term)
smoored
smooring
smoors
smoosh
smooshed
smooshes
smooshing
smooshy
smoot
smooted
smooth
smooth-faced
smooth-haired fox terrier
smooth-leaved

Literary usage of Smoor

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1. Carmina Gadelica: Hymns and Incantations with Illustrative Notes on Words by Alexander Carmichael, James Carmichael Watson, Angus Matheson (1900)
"... BLESSING I WILL smoor the hearth As Mary would smoor, The encompassment of Bride and of Mary, On the fire and on the floor, And on the household all. ..."

2. Belgium by James Emerson Tennent (1841)
"... Lys—Denys— Distillation in Belgium—AGRICULTURE IN FLANDERS —A Flemish farm—Anecdote of Chaptal and Napoleon —Trade in manure—The smoor-Hoop—Rotation of ..."

3. A Glossary of the Cleveland Dialect: Explanatory, Derivative, and Critical by John Christopher Atkinson (1868)
"Brand's Pop. Antiq. ii. 289. Thiele also, and Grundtvig, frequently mention the same or a like remedy for witchery or bewilderment. smoor ..."

4. A Complete Word and Phrase Concordance to the Poems and Songs of Robert by J. B. Reid (1889)
"S. Duncan Gray \ Whare, in the snaw, the chapman smoor'd ; Тат о' ... The death o' devils, smoor'd wi' brimstone reek : The Brigs of Ayr. Smooth. ..."

5. A Glossary of Words Used in the Wapentakes of Manley and Corringham by Edward Peacock (1889)
"I'll smoor some of them."—John Webster, The White Devil, ed. ... It was formerly no uncommon thing to smoor pears by putting them between a bed and a ..."

6. The Complete Works of Robert Burns (self-interpreting) by Robert Burns (1886)
"smoor, to smother; smoor'd, Smiddy, smithy. smothered. The death o' devils, smoor'd wi' brunstane reek. ..."

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