Smudge



noun
1.
a dirty mark or smear.
2.
a smeary state.
3.
a stifling smoke.
4.
a smoky fire, especially one made for driving away mosquitoes or safeguarding fruit trees from frost.
verb (used with object), smudged, smudging.
5.
to mark with dirty streaks or smears.
6.
to fill with smudge, as to drive away insects or protect fruit trees from frost.
verb (used without object), smudged, smudging.
7.
to form a smudge on something.
8.
to become smudged:
White shoes smudge easily.
9.
to smolder or smoke; emit smoke, as a smudge pot.
verb
1.
to smear, blur, or soil or cause to do so
2.
(transitive) (mainly US & Canadian) to fill (an area) with smoke in order to drive insects away or guard against frost
noun
3.
a smear or dirty mark
4.
a blurred form or area: that smudge in the distance is a quarry
5.
(mainly US & Canadian) a smoky fire for driving insects away or protecting fruit trees or plants from frost

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