smell

Part of speech: verb

To perceive by means of the nose; scent.

Part of speech: verb

To emit an odor or perfume.

Part of speech: verb

To use the sense of smell; sniff.

Part of speech: noun

That sense by means of which odors are perceived.

Part of speech: noun

An odor.

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Usage examples "smell":

  1. Did they smell a rat?" - "The Short Cut", Jackson Gregory.
  2. Dogs, as well as most wild animals, fight at the suggestion of a smell. - "Jimgrim and Allah's Peace", Talbot Mundy.
  3. The dogg comes out, not by any smell, but by good like. - "Voyages of Peter Esprit Radisson", Peter Esprit Radisson.