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British Dictionary definitions for smout

smout

smowt

noun Scot
  1. a variant of smolt
  2. a child or undersized person

Word Origin

C16: a variant of smolt
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012

Examples from the Web for smout

Historical Examples

  • Smout, smowt, n. (slang) a printer who gets chance jobs in various offices.

    Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary (part 4 of 4: S-Z and supplements)

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