Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Fine rain.
- To rain slightly; drizzle.
“He was shifting his cramped attitude a little -- a very little -- for about the twentieth time, when a smur of colour showed on the mirror, and the next instant passed into a dark shadow.”
“There's a heavy mist and a thick smur -- but I hear steps on the shingle.”
“Once more the great sword was swung up, for Desiderius neither heard nor heeded the cry and rush of the Avars; but or ever the stroke could fall Desiderius saw the Angel of Essalona by his side and felt his hand restraining the blade; and at the same instant the figure before him, the figure of the King Orgulous, grew dim and hazy, and wavered, and broke like smur blown along a wooded hillside, and vanished from his gaze.”
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