from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The act of smothering, or the state of being smothered; suffocation.
  • noun A sailors' dish of beef and pork smothered with potatoes.


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  • But they will never, never abolish jazz -- never, for it is the grandest, the most wonderful, the most absolutely necessary thing for women in this terrible age of smotheration. "

    The Call of the Canyon

  • "I never was in such a smotheration of a place before.

    Light O' the Morning


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