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(Smuky,) Smoky, Smo(a)kie, Smeikie, adj. [ME and e.m.E. smokie (1310), smoky (Chaucer), smoakie (1577); Smuk(e n.] a. Misty, vaporous; also, fig. b. Begrimed by smoke. — a. Siluer droppis on daseis distillant; Quhilk verdour branches ouir the alars ȝet With smoky sence the mystis reflectant; Doug. Pal. Hon. 18.
In smokie sops the suawe soft souber air Vrocht vaporit vobs; J. Stewart 220 § 81.
The vapours and exhalations sucked vp by the sunne … yet are the same smoakie vapours turned … into raynes [etc.]; James VI Tobacco 91/24.
fig. Here teares me droun, there smoky sighs me smore; Craig ii 90.
b. He finds thy friendship as it rypis is rotten. The smeikie smeithis cairs not his passit trauel; Montg. Sonn. xxx 13.

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