The maid smither, who had been in her service since girlhood, and was spoken of as "smither—a good girl—but so slow!"
She had been there five-and-forty years and smither three-and-forty!
He tapped, and a door was opened by smither, very red in the face.
smither should toast him some more muffins, his dear father had eaten them all.
All this smither did—an undeniable servant trained many years ago under Aunt Ann to a perfection not now procurable.
smither should choose it for her at the stores, nice and dappled.
Well, smither, I want to see him, if I can; in case he has anything to say to me.
When smither, creaking with excitement, had left him, Soames entered the dining-room and sniffed.
And smither had told her more than once that she had picked books off the floor in doing the room.
They walked up two and two—he and Gradman, Cook and smither—to the family vault.
"small fragments," 1810, smiddereens, from Irish smidirin, diminutive of smiodar "fragment," perhaps with diminutive ending as in Colleen.