Definition of Smouting

1. smout [v] - See also: smout



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Smouting

smoulderer
smoulderers
smouldering
smoulderingly
smoulderings
smoulders
smouldry
smouse
smoused
smouser
smousers
smouses
smousing
smout
smouted
smouting (current term)
smouts
smowt
smowts
smoxploitation
smoyle
smoyled
smoyles
smoyling
smrkovecite
smudge
smudge cells
smudge pot
smudge pots
smudged

Literary usage of Smouting

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Dictionary of National Biography by Sidney Lee (1908)
"Here he stayed three years, and then did 'smouting'or jobbing work for one or two other printers. Afterwards he went to John White of York, leaving London ..."

2. The Bookman (1899)
"Washington studied the face of the young fellow steadily for twenty seconds. "Are you good at penmanship?" he asked. "I am a deft hand at all smouting work ..."

3. The Works of Benjamin Franklin: Including the Private as Well as the by Benjamin Franklin, John Bigelow (1904)
"Then look out sharp, and if a fat old fellow should come to your printing-house and request a little smouting, depend upon it't is your affectionate friend ..."

4. A Dictionary of Slang, Jargon & Cant: Embracing English, American, and Anglo by Albert Barrère, Charles Godfrey Leland (1890)
"smouting (printing), casual work away from office—now called " grassing." " Workmen, when they are out of constant work, sometimes accept of a day or two's ..."

5. The Writings of Benjamin Franklin by Benjamin Franklin (1906)
"Cannot some smouting in the writing way be got for him ? Or some little clerkship ? which he would execute very faithfully. He is at Mr. Cooper's, ..."

6. The Writings of Benjamin Franklin by Benjamin Franklin (1905)
"Then look out sharp, and if a fat old fellow should come to your printing-house and request a little smouting, depend upon it 't is your affectionate friend ..."

7. The Writings of Benjamin Franklin by Benjamin Franklin (1906)
"Cannot some smouting in the writing way be got for him ? Or some little clerkship ? which he would execute very faithfully. He is at Mr. Cooper's, ..."

8. Shadows of the Old Booksellers by Charles Knight (1865)
"He was not a freeman of London ; so he got no regular employment, but laboured here and there without settlement, upon what was called " smouting work. ..."

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