smeddum

noun smed·dum \ ˈsmedəm \

Definition of smeddum

plural -s
1 chiefly Scottish : powder, dust; specifically : the flour or powder of ground malt
2 Scottish : spirited vigor : spunk

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Origin and Etymology of smeddum

from (assumed) Middle English, from Old English smedma, smeoduma


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