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Besmut \Be*smut"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Besmutted; p. pr. & vb. n. Besmutting.] [Pref. be- + smut: cf. AS. besm[=i]tan, and also OE. besmotren.] To blacken with smut; to foul with soot.


vb. (context transitive English) To blacken with smut; foul with soot.

Usage examples of "besmut".

Ducking low and scurrying from one hiding place to another the two thoroughly besmutted Rangers followed the ghastly figure with the squeaking wheelbarrow across the allotment.

After besmutting the name she had filched from him, she let him understand that there was no intention to repent.