\ ˈsmēk \
-ed/-ing/-s

Definition of smeek

 (Entry 1 of 2)

Scottish
: to clean, cure, dry, drive out, or fumigate by means of smoke or fumes

smeek

noun
\ " \
plural -s

Definition of smeek (Entry 2 of 2)

chiefly Scottish
: dense or black smoke

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Other Words from smeek

Noun

smeeky \ -​ki \ adjective, -er/-est

History and Etymology for smeek

Transitive verb

Middle English smeken, from Old English smēocan to emit smoke, fumigate; akin to Old English smoca smoke

Noun

Middle English smek, alteration (influenced by smeken) of smech

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“Smeek.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/smeek. Accessed 22 Oct. 2020.

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