Smoke Smoke, v. t. 1. To apply smoke to; to hang in smoke; to disinfect, to cure, etc., by smoke; as, to smoke or fumigate infected clothing; to smoke beef or hams for preservation. [1913 Webster]

2. To fill or scent with smoke; hence, to fill with incense; to perfume. ``Smoking the temple.'' --Chaucer. [1913 Webster]

3. To smell out; to hunt out; to find out; to detect. [1913 Webster]

I alone Smoked his true person, talked with him. --Chapman. [1913 Webster]

He was first smoked by the old Lord Lafeu. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

Upon that . . . I began to smoke that they were a parcel of mummers. --Addison. [1913 Webster]

4. To ridicule to the face; to quiz. [Old Slang] [1913 Webster]

5. To inhale and puff out the smoke of, as tobacco; to burn or use in smoking; as, to smoke a pipe or a cigar. [1913 Webster]

6. To subject to the operation of smoke, for the purpose of annoying or driving out; -- often with out; as, to smoke a woodchuck out of his burrow. [1913 Webster] [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.


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