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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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She sat there, racking her brain, the smudge of Oakland at her back, staring across the bay at the smudge of Ban Francisco.
Her eyes showed her only the smudge of San Francisco, the smudge of Oakland, where men were breaking heads and killing one another, where babies were dying, born and unborn, and where women were weeping with bruised breasts.
Wirral-based designer store Smudge Boutique recently showed off their designer brands at several VIP events during a trip to Hollywood.
Two-year-old Lhasa apso Smudge lives with Angie, Davy, Roisin and Ribh Cullen in Port Glasgow.
Katie Young, 20, from Rounds Hill in Kenilworth, won the Cinnamon Trust Volunteer of the Year award for helping Maureen Rowark walk her dog Smudge.
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.
OUR readers have voted in their thousands and we can now reveal the winner of our Pet Idol competition is Smudge the cat
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.
Stainless Steel Tub for sleek design and maximum durability, matching the Smudge-Proof (TM) Stainless Steel exterior which resists fingerprints and smudges making it easy to clean.
If you've moved into a new home, or had an argument, you can smudge to cleanse the air.