/ (smaʊt) /
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a variant of smolt
a child or undersized person
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Word Origin for smout
C16: a variant of smolt
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Example sentences from the Web for smout
Smout, smowt, n. (slang) a printer who gets chance jobs in various offices.
I'm shair it must be a hard job for the auld man, her paw, to provide diversions for the puir wee smout.Erchie|(AKA Hugh Foulis) Neil Munro