Smittle
Smittle Smit"tle (sm[i^]t"t'l), Smittlish Smit"tlish (-tl[i^]sh), a. Infectious; catching. [Scot. & Prov. Eng.] --H. Kingsley. [1913 Webster]

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  • Smittle — Smit tle ( t l), v. t. [Freq. fr. OE. smitten to befoul. See {Smite}, v. t.] To infect. [Prov. Eng.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Smittle — Smit tle, n. Infection. [Pov. Eng.] Wright. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • smittle — I Yorkshire Dialect Infect II Cleveland Dialect List to infect; [noun] infection III Cleveland Dialect List infectious IV North Country (Newcastle) Words to infect; smit, smittle infection; smittle, smittlish infectious, contagious …   English dialects glossary

  • smittle —  to smittle, to infect ; from the old Saxon …   A glossary of provincial and local words used in England

  • smittle — smit·tle …   English syllables

  • smittle — ˈsmitəl transitive verb Etymology: freq. of smit (II) 1. dialect Britain : to infect especially with a contagious disease 2. dialect Britain : grasp, seize …   Useful english dictionary

  • Smittlish — Smittle Smit tle (sm[i^]t t l), Smittlish Smit tlish ( tl[i^]sh), a. Infectious; catching. [Scot. & Prov. Eng.] H. Kingsley. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • smit — I Cleveland Dialect List infection II North Country (Newcastle) Words to infect; smit, smittle infection; smittle, smittlish infectious, contagious …   English dialects glossary

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