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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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But after one longer-than-average expedition Smudge found herself six miles from home at a dog grooming parlour called Shampooches.
Northumbria Police confirmed the shooting "mirrors" a previous incident in October, when nineyear-old Smudge was also shot in the leg and required treatment.
Katie is a spunky, knowledgeable guide assisted by her loveable puppy, Smudge. First, the snorkeling duo explore a fringing reef, often found in shallow clear water along shorelines of continents and islands.
Also honoured is Smudge - the cat who fought off a gang bullying five-year-old Ethan Fenton in Doncaster, South Yorkshire.
Smudge is a selfish sleeper - every evening he settles down on the sofa for a snooze and streeeeeetches out, taking up every single inch of room.
Shocked at the lack of high quality, ethical pet food at an affordable price for their pets Smudge and Boo, they have spent the last two years creating Scrumbles which they describe as 'a values driven company with a nutritious and delicious product and a unique playful tone of voice'.
Five-year-old Smudge sniffed out Teddy, a small black crossbreed who was hiding in bushes near his home.
Prosecuting on behalf of the RSPCA, Judith Curry said Smudge the Jack Russell was found dying outside of Morrisons supermarket at Denton Park, Newcastle, by a passerby on October 26 last year.
RSPCA inspectors are now searching for any information on who may have targeted ten-year-old Smudge.
Two-year-old Lhasa apso Smudge lives with Angie, Davy, Roisin and Ribh Cullen in Port Glasgow.
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.