Smoky

Smok"y

(?), a. [Compar. Smokier (?); superl. Smokiest.] 1. Emitting smoke, esp. in large quantities or in an offensive manner; fumid; as, smoky fires.
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2. Having the appearance or nature of smoke; as, a smoky fog. "Unlustrous as the smoky light." Shak.
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3. Filled with smoke, or with a vapor resembling smoke; thick; as, a smoky atmosphere.
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4. Subject to be filled with smoke from chimneys or fireplace; as, a smoky house.
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5. Tarnished with smoke; noisome with smoke; as, smoky rafters; smoky cells.
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6. Suspicious; open to suspicion. [Obs.] Foote.
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Smoky quartz (Min.), a variety of quartz crystal of a pale to dark smoky-brown color. See Quartz.
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Smol"der

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Smoul"der

} (?), v. i. [imp. & p. p. Smoldered (?) or Smouldered; p. pr. & vb. n. Smoldering or Smouldering.] [OE. smolderen; cf. Prov. G. smlen, smelen, D. smeulen. Cf. Smell.] 1. To burn and smoke without flame; to waste away by a slow and supressed combustion.
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The smoldering dust did round about him smoke.
Spenser.
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2. To exist in a state of suppressed or smothered activity; to burn inwardly; as, a smoldering feud.
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Smol"der

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Smoul"der

, } v. t. To smother; to suffocate; to choke. [Obs.] Holinshed. Palsgrave.
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Smol"der

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Smoul"der

, } n. Smoke; smother. [Obs.]
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The smolder stops our nose with stench.
Gascoigne.
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Smol"der*ing

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Smoul"der*ing

, } a. Being in a state of suppressed activity; quiet but not dead.
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Some evil chance
Will make the smoldering scandal break and blaze.
Tennyson.
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Smol"der*ing*ness

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Smoul"der*ing*ness

} (?), n. The state of smoldering.
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Smol"dry

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Smoul"dry

} (?), a. Smoldering; suffocating; smothery. [Obs.]
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A flaming fire ymixt with smoldry smoke.
Spenser.
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