Examples from the Web for smithfield
But Smithfield, which recently agreed to be acquired by a Chinese company, has become controversial.Racism Is a Tough Sell: The Real Reason Everyone Dumped Paula Deen|Daniel Gross|June 28, 2013|DAILY BEAST
He ascertained, on inquiry, that Smithfield Street was the principal business thoroughfare.The Young Adventurer|Horatio Alger
There were five executions in Smithfield between 1529 and 1533, besides those in the provinces.History of England from the Fall of Wolsey to the Death of Elizabeth. Vol. II.|James Anthony Froude
After paying the reckoning they parted and appointed to meet the next market day at Smithfield.
The Dorrites retreated to Smithfield, the militia men went back to their farms and the town was saved.Confessions of Boyhood|John Albee
In no city in the world can there be found such a splendid assemblage of cattle as Smithfield produces on a full market-day.Picturesque Sketches of London, Past and Present|Thomas Miller
place in London, celebrated since at least 17c. as a market for cattle and horses, later the central meat market. In various colloquial expressions. Originally Smethefield, from Old English smethe "smooth" (see smooth (adj.)). Smithfield ham (1908, American English) is from a town of that name in Virginia.