Definition of Smews

1. Noun. (plural of smew) ¹



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Definition of Smews

1. smew [n] - See also: smew

Lexicographical Neighbors of Smews

smeltery
smeltie
smelting
smeltings
smelts
smerk
smerked
smerking
smerks
smerlin
smerlins
smetana
smeuse
smeuses
smew
smews (current term)
smexier
smexiest
smicker
smickered
smickering
smickers
smicket
smickets
smickly
smiddied
smiddies
smiddy

Literary usage of Smews

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

1. The Natural History of Ireland by William Thompson, James R. Garrett, George Dickie (1851)
"In the winter of 1829-30, two smews were shot at Dalkey, Dublin Bay. Mr. WS Wall, bird- preserver, told me of his having received one of these birds on the ..."

2. The Natural History of Ireland by William Thompson, James R. Garrett, George Dickie (1851)
"In the winter of 1829-30, two smews were shot at Dalkey, Dublin Bay. Mr. WS Wall, bird- preserver, told me of his having received one of these birds on the ..."

3. Vitruvius, the Ten Books on Architecture by Vitruvius Pollio (1914)
"Hence the smews, swelling with this expansion, are contracted in length and so give men the cramp or the gout, for the reason that their veins are saturated ..."

4. Transactions by Thomas Southwell, Norfolk and Norwich Naturalists' Society (1879)
"Amongst the rarer species of fowl obtained this year on the coast, may be mentioned an adult pair of smews, killed at Yarmouth in January. ..."

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