Smoor
Smoor Smoor, v. t. [AS. smorian; akin to D. & LG. smoren, G. schmoren to stew. Cf. {Smother}.] To suffocate or smother. [Written also {smore}.] [Obs. or Prov. Eng. & Scot.] --Sir T. More. Burns. [1913 Webster]

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  • smoor — smoor·ich; smoor; …   English syllables

  • smoor — I Mawdesley Glossary smother, to smother. II Cleveland Dialect List to smother …   English dialects glossary

  • smoor —  smother (by contraction). North ; also to smear. Northumb …   A glossary of provincial and local words used in England

  • smoor — I. ˈsmō(ə)r variant of smore II. ˈsmō(ə)r chiefly Scotland variant of smur …   Useful english dictionary

  • smore — Smoor Smoor, v. t. [AS. smorian; akin to D. & LG. smoren, G. schmoren to stew. Cf. {Smother}.] To suffocate or smother. [Written also {smore}.] [Obs. or Prov. Eng. & Scot.] Sir T. More. Burns. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • smoorich — smoor·ich …   English syllables

  • Smother — Smoth er, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Smothered}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Smothering}.] [OE. smotheren; akin to E. smoor. See {Smoor}.] 1. To destroy the life of by suffocation; to deprive of the air necessary for life; to cover up closely so as to prevent… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Smothered — Smother Smoth er, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Smothered}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Smothering}.] [OE. smotheren; akin to E. smoor. See {Smoor}.] 1. To destroy the life of by suffocation; to deprive of the air necessary for life; to cover up closely so as to… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Smothering — Smother Smoth er, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Smothered}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Smothering}.] [OE. smotheren; akin to E. smoor. See {Smoor}.] 1. To destroy the life of by suffocation; to deprive of the air necessary for life; to cover up closely so as to… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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