\ 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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History and Etymology for 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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“Smit.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/smit. Accessed 7 Jul. 2020.

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