Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun plural Fragments or splintered pieces; bits.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Small fragments.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun plural colloq. Fragments; atoms; smithers.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun Fragments or splintered pieces; numerous tiny disconnected items.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun a collection of small fragments considered as a whole

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[From Irish Gaelic smidirīn, diminutive of smiodar, small fragment.]

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From Irish smidiríní, diminutive form of smiodar ("fragment").

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  • This word is said in Yosemite Sam's voice in my mind.

    June 17, 2008

  • As is varmint. :-)

    June 17, 2008