John,1724–92, English engineer. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for smeaton

Historical Examples of smeaton

  • It was found that one of them had drifted away with the "Smeaton."

  • In July they had a visit from Mrs. Dickson, the only daughter of Smeaton.

  • Owing to this, Smeaton could not get off to be at the lighting-up of his own building.

    The Story of the Rock

    R.M. Ballantyne

  • They boarded the Smeaton without difficulty and delivered the letters.

    The Lighthouse

    R.M. Ballantyne

  • Three hours elapsed ere the Smeaton drew near to the Bell Rock.

    The Lighthouse

    R.M. Ballantyne