smoke


From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Smoke \Smoke\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Smoked; p. pr. & vb n.
   Smoking.] [AS. smocian; akin to D. smoken, G. schmauchen,
   Dan. sm["o]ge. See Smoke, n.]
   1. To emit smoke; to throw off volatile matter in the form of
      vapor or exhalation; to reek.
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            Hard by a cottage chimney smokes.     --Milton.
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   2. Hence, to burn; to be kindled; to rage.
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            The anger of the Lord and his jealousy shall smoke
            agains. that man.                     --Deut. xxix.
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   3. To raise a dust or smoke by rapid motion.
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            Proud of his steeds, he smokes along the field.
                                                  --Dryden.
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   4. To draw into the mouth the smoke of tobacco burning in a
      pipe or in the form of a cigar, cigarette, etc.; to
      habitually use tobacco in this manner.
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   5. To suffer severely; to be punished.
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            Some of you shall smoke for it in Rome. --Shak.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Smoke \Smoke\ (sm[=o]k), n. [AS. smoca, fr. sme['o]can to smoke;
   akin to LG. & D. smook smoke, Dan. sm["o]g, G. schmauch, and
   perh. to Gr. ??? to burn in a smoldering fire; cf. Lith.
   smaugti to choke.]
   1. The visible exhalation, vapor, or substance that escapes,
      or expelled, from a burning body, especially from burning
      vegetable matter, as wood, coal, peat, or the like.
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   Note: The gases of hydrocarbons, raised to a red heat or
         thereabouts, without a mixture of air enough to produce
         combustion, disengage their carbon in a fine powder,
         forming smoke. The disengaged carbon when deposited on
         solid bodies is soot.
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   2. That which resembles smoke; a vapor; a mist.
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   3. Anything unsubstantial, as idle talk. --Shak.
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   4. The act of smoking, esp. of smoking tobacco; as, to have a
      smoke. [Colloq.]
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   Note: Smoke is sometimes joined with other word. forming
         self-explaining compounds; as, smoke-consuming,
         smoke-dried, smoke-stained, etc.
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   Smoke arch, the smoke box of a locomotive.

   Smoke ball (Mil.), a ball or case containing a composition
      which, when it burns, sends forth thick smoke.

   Smoke black, lampblack. [Obs.]

   Smoke board, a board suspended before a fireplace to
      prevent the smoke from coming out into the room.

   Smoke box, a chamber in a boiler, where the smoke, etc.,
      from the furnace is collected before going out at the
      chimney.

   Smoke sail (Naut.), a small sail in the lee of the galley
      stovepipe, to prevent the smoke from annoying people on
      deck.

   Smoke tree (Bot.), a shrub (Rhus Cotinus) in which the
      flowers are mostly abortive and the panicles transformed
      into tangles of plumose pedicels looking like wreaths of
      smoke.

   To end in smoke, to burned; hence, to be destroyed or
      ruined; figuratively, to come to nothing.
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   Syn: Fume; reek; vapor.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

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.
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   2. To fill or scent with smoke; hence, to fill with incense;
      to perfume. "Smoking the temple." --Chaucer.
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   3. To smell out; to hunt out; to find out; to detect.
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            I alone
            Smoked his true person, talked with him. --Chapman.
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            He was first smoked by the old Lord Lafeu. --Shak.
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            Upon that . . . I began to smoke that they were a
            parcel of mummers.                    --Addison.
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   4. To ridicule to the face; to quiz. [Old Slang]
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   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.
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   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.
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