smudge pot

  1. a container for burning oil or other fuels to produce smudge, as for protecting fruit trees from frost.

Origin of smudge pot

First recorded in 1880–85

Words Nearby smudge pot Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use smudge pot in a sentence

  • The smudge-pot artillery was set ablaze, and kept blazing until the news came that the icy forces had retreated.

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