smit

transitive verb \ ˈsmit \

Definition of smit

1 chiefly Scottish :stain, tarnish
2 chiefly Scottish :contaminate, sully often used of persons
3 chiefly Scottish :infect

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Origin and Etymology of smit

Middle English smitten, from Old English smittian; akin to Old Frisian smitta to dirty, defile, Middle Low German smitten, Old High German bismizzan, bismīzan


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