from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- A Middle English form of smooth.
- n. Same as smew.
- n. Same as smee, 4.
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He took the lease of a little furnace which had existed at the place for more than a century, as the records exist of a "smethe" or "smeth-house" at Coalbrookdale in the time of the Tudors.
Hee falleth; nowe bie heavenne thie woundes doe smethe ;
The forswat  meadowes smethe , and drenche  the raine; 30