smelt

Part of speech: noun

A small fish.

Part of speech: verb

To reduce ( ores) by fusion in a furnace.

Part of speech: noun

Smelter, smeltery.

Part of speech: noun

A small silvery food fish.

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Usage examples "smelt":

  1. Lying there in his little bed he smelt the beautiful smell again and followed it up to the roses on Her dress. - "The Very Small Person", Annie Hamilton Donnell.
  2. Though I had before fancied that I could not touch it, no sooner had I smelt the roasting flesh than my appetite returned. - "On the Banks of the Amazon", W.H.G. Kingston.
  3. He smelt the Desert ... - "Four Weird Tales", Algernon Blackwood.