smudge fire

smudge fire
see smudge II, 2b

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • smudge — [smuj] n. [Early ModE, prob. < the v.] 1. a stain, blur, or smear; dirty spot 2. a) a fire made to produce dense smoke b) such smoke produced by burning a material in containers (smudge pots), esp. for driving away insects or protecting plants …   English World dictionary

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