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smudging

A term of art referring to the deposition of soot from partially burnt gases from a discharged firearm.

smudging

(smŭj′ĭng)
A speech defect in which difficult consonants are omitted.
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When the parlour owner Kate O'Driscoll decided to take her in and give her a full cut and blow dry, 10-yearold Smudge wasn't going to say no.
Slowly Mr Clements pieced together the full details of exactly what Smudge had got up to after she set off from the farm, just outside Martletwy.
Smudge's owner Marion Brown said: "I'm frightened to let him out, but he goes crazy if he's stuck inside the house.
The gang fled after Smudge - Ethan's family pet - pounced on the chest of one of the biggest boys.
Jack, who attended St Theresa's Primary and then on to Chester Catholic High, said: "As doting pet parents we've always wanted what's best for our Smudge and Boo.
Smudge's owner Gary Jones, of Deal, Kent, said: "Smudge and
RSCPA inspector, Helen Bestwick, visited the house to check on Smudge and called the police when Elliott became aggressive.
When Smudge returned to her owners, they noticed a small wound to her left foreleg.
She looked like a Smudge when she was a tiny puppy and the name suited her.
Smudge's death has left Kenny, his wife Heather, 44, and two children, Gemma, 20, and Drew, 10, heartbroken.
Smudge is an adorable young lady and is delightful to be around.
South Miami, FL, August 05, 2014 --(PR.com)-- A simple yet innovative new product that serves a valuable purpose for those with certain physical limitations, the Smudge Cleaner, has been developed by Diane Williams of Camdenton, Missouri.