dead-smooth

[ ded-smooth ]
/ ˈdɛdˈsmuð /

adjective

noting a double-cut metal file having the minimum commercial grade of coarseness.
extremely smooth.

Nearby words

  1. dead-man's float,
  2. dead-melt,
  3. dead-nettle,
  4. dead-on,
  5. dead-reckon,
  6. dead-smooth file,
  7. dead-stick landing,
  8. dead-tree,
  9. deadbeat,
  10. deadbeat dad

Origin of dead-smooth

First recorded in 1870–75

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