"pintail duck," 1660s, reduced from earlier smeath (1620s), probably from Middle Dutch smeente.
Examples from the Web for smee
Why have we no picture of the Sovereign and her august consort from Smee's brush?
Mr. Smee happened to examine some of Clive's drawings, which the young fellow had executed for his cousins.
(courtly Mr. Smee had his own opinion upon that point, but did not utter it).
Smee had pleasant names for everything, and his cutlass was Johnny Corkscrew, because he wiggled it in the wound.Peter Pan|James M. Barrie
Mr. Smee saw some in Park Lane, and said they showed remarkable genius.