Besmutting
Besmut Be*smut", v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Besmutted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Besmutting}.] [Pref. be- + smut: cf. AS. besm[=i]tan, and also OE. besmotren.] To blacken with smut; to foul with soot. [1913 Webster]

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  • Besmut — Be*smut , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Besmutted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Besmutting}.] [Pref. be + smut: cf. AS. besm[=i]tan, and also OE. besmotren.] To blacken with smut; to foul with soot. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Besmutted — Besmut Be*smut , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Besmutted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Besmutting}.] [Pref. be + smut: cf. AS. besm[=i]tan, and also OE. besmotren.] To blacken with smut; to foul with soot. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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