verb (used with object), smote or (Obsolete) smit; smit·ten or smit; smit·ing.
verb (used without object), smote or (Obsolete) smit; smit·ten or smit; smit·ing.
Origin of smite
Related formssmit·er, noun
Examples from the Web for smit
On his last journey to the Cape, Smit took the Malay with him only part of the way.The Settler and the Savage|R.M. Ballantyne
The evidence shows that the boy was shot by a man serving under Smit.In the Shadow of Death|P. H. Kritzinger and R. D. McDonald
She says Joseph Warder is smit with Darthea's aunt, and what a fine courtship that will be!Hugh Wynne, Free Quaker|S. Weir Mitchell
Mr. Smit now began to "sing small," and turning deadly pale, asked in a tremulous voice if there were any chance of seeing Botha.My Reminiscences of the Anglo-Boer War|Ben Viljoen.
Smit—Clashing noise, from smite—hence also (perhaps) Smith and Smithy.Minstrelsy of the Scottish Border, Vol. II (of 3)|Walter Scott