Words and Phrases
smoor (n) or (vb)

“smoor (n) or (vb)”

Meaning:

fine mist; to drown or suffocate

Alternative spelling/meaning:

smoory = dusty or smoky

In Literature:

Excerpt from The Cobbler by Robert Huddleston

Whan ower the traveller piles the heap,
o’ smoorin’ snaw, or splashy sleet

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