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smudge

[sməj]
(plant pathology)
Any of several fungus diseases of cereals and other plants characterized by dark, sooty discolorations.

smudge

1. A mark or smear on a surface, as from a hand or object rubbing dirt on a paint film.
2. The scrapings and cleanings of paint pots, mixed together and used as a primer.
3. In plumbing, a mixture of glue sizing and lampblack; painted on a lead surface to prevent solder from adhering.
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Facebook fans even sent Smudge treats as a reward for his efforts.
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.
The McCormack family are now warning other dog owners to be aware after five-year-old Jack Russell Smudge was put to sleep last Wednesday.
Smudge is an adorable young lady and is delightful to be around.
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.
What you gain in longevity, you lose in volume - the result is closer in look to a tint than a full-fat mascara - but it won't smudge or flake.
If you've moved into a new home, or had an argument, you can smudge to cleanse the air.
Even with my good binoculars it's a buff-colored smudge in
To wing the ends of both lines, use highlighter on a cotton bud and smudge it underneath and on top of the line to sharpen the result.
When the National Trust garden in the Conwy Valley opened its gates to dog walkers for the first time John Roberts and Elsa Simon asked if their cat Smudge could come too.