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smaze

[ smeyz ]
/ smeɪz /
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noun

a mixture of haze and smoke.

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Origin of smaze

1950–55; sm(oke) + (h)aze1

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British Dictionary definitions for smaze

smaze
/ (smeɪz) /

noun

US a smoky haze, less damp than fog

Word Origin for smaze

C20: from sm (oke + h) aze 1
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