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smee

n.

"pintail duck," 1660s, reduced from earlier smeath (1620s), probably from Middle Dutch smeente.

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Historical Examples of smee

  • Now Smee had found the tom-tom, and was at that moment sitting on it.

    Peter and Wendy

    James Matthew Barrie

  • Twice Smee beat upon the instrument, and then stopped to listen gleefully.

    Peter and Wendy

    James Matthew Barrie

  • Of this, as of almost everything else, Smee was quite unconscious.

    Peter and Wendy

    James Matthew Barrie

  • Instead, he revolved this mystery in his mind: why do they find Smee lovable?

    Peter and Wendy

    James Matthew Barrie

  • (courtly Mr. Smee had his own opinion upon that point, but did not utter it).

    The Newcomes

    William Makepeace Thackeray