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  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Smoke  \Smoke\,  v.  i.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Smoked};  p.  pr  &  vb  n. 
  {Smoking}.]  [AS.  smocian  akin  to  D.  smoken,  G.  schmauchen 
  Dan.  sm["o]ge.  See  {Smoke},  n.] 
  1.  To  emit  smoke;  to  throw  off  volatile  matter  in  the  form  of 
  vapor  or  exhalation;  to  reek. 
 
  Hard  by  a  cottage  chimney  smokes.  --Milton. 
 
  2.  Hence  to  burn;  to  be  kindled;  to  rage. 
 
  The  anger  of  the  Lord  and  his  jealousy  shall  smoke 
  agains.  that  man.  --Deut.  xxix. 
  20. 
 
  3.  To  raise  a  dust  or  smoke  by  rapid  motion. 
 
  Proud  of  his  steeds,  he  smokes  along  the  field. 
  --Dryden. 
 
  4.  To  draw  into  the  mouth  the  smoke  of  tobacco  burning  in  a 
  pipe  or  in  the  form  of  a  cigar,  cigarette,  etc.;  to 
  habitually  use  tobacco  in  this  manner. 
 
  5.  To  suffer  severely;  to  be  punished. 
 
  Some  of  you  shall  smoke  for  it  in  Rome.  --Shak. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Smoking  \Smok"ing\, 
  a.  &  n.  from  {Smoke}. 
 
  {Smoking  bean}  (Bot.),  the  long  pod  of  the  catalpa,  or 
  Indian-bean  tree,  often  smoked  by  boys  as  a  substitute  for 
  cigars. 
 
  {Smoking  car},  a  railway  car  carriage  reserved  for  the  use  of 
  passengers  who  smoke  tobacco. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  smoking 
  adj  :  emitting  smoke  in  great  volume;  "a  smoking  fireplace" 
  n  1:  the  act  of  smoking  tobacco  or  other  substances;  "he  went 
  outside  for  a  smoke";  "smoking  stinks"  [syn:  {smoke}] 
  2:  a  hot  vapor  containing  fine  particles  of  carbon  being 
  produced  by  combustion;  "the  fire  produced  a  tower  of 
  black  smoke  that  could  be  seen  for  miles"  [syn:  {smoke}] 




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