Smuggle Smug"gle, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Smuggled}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Smuggling}.] [Of Low German or Scand. origin; cf. LG. smuggeln, D. smokkelen, G. schmuggeln, Dan. smugle, Sw. smyga to introduce or convey secretly, Dan. i smug secretly, D. smuigen to eat in secret, AS. sm?gan to creep. See {Smock}.] 1. To import or export secretly, contrary to the law; to import or export without paying the duties imposed by law; as, to smuggle lace. [1913 Webster]

2. Fig.: To convey or introduce clandestinely. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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