from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Flatly; without difficulty; completely.
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The charge beeing giuen certaine vnarmed Tartars and Lithuanians were slaine handsmooth: howbeit the multitude pressed on, neither durst the fearefull Polonians turne their backes, and so a cruell battell was fought vpon the heapes of dead carkases.
What a worn, handsmooth trade it is!” says Sebastian.
What a worn, handsmooth trade it is! "says Sebastian.
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