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 for smudge
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Smudge \Smudge\, n. [Cf. Dan. smuds smut, E. smutch, or smoke.]
     1. A suffocating smoke. --Grose.
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     2. A heap of damp combustibles partially ignited and burning
        slowly, placed on the windward side of a house, tent, or
        the like, in order, by the thick smoke, to keep off
        mosquitoes or other insects. [U. S.] --Bartlett.
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     3. That which is smeared upon anything; a stain; a blot; a
        smutch; a smear.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Smudge \Smudge\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Smudged; p. pr. & vb. n.
     1. To stifle or smother with smoke; to smoke by means of a
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     2. To smear; to smutch; to soil; to blacken with smoke.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: a smoky fire to drive away insects
      2: a blemish made by dirt; "he had a smudge on his cheek" [syn:
         smudge, spot, blot, daub, smear, smirch, slur]
      v 1: make a smudge on; soil by smudging [syn: smear, blur,
           smudge, smutch]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  137 Moby Thesaurus words for "smudge":
     afterdamp, ash, ashes, aspersion, attaint, badge of infamy,
     bar sinister, baton, bedarken, bedaub, begrime, bend sinister,
     besmear, besmirch, besmutch, besoil, black, black eye, black mark,
     blackdamp, blacken, blackening, blackwash, bloodstain, blot,
     blotch, blur, brand, breath, broad arrow, calx, carbon, censure,
     champain, charcoal, chokedamp, cinder, clinker, cloud, coal, coke,
     coom, cork, dab, damp, darken, darkening, daub, defile, denigrate,
     denigration, dinge, dirty, disparagement, dross, ebonize,
     effluvium, exhalation, eyesore, fetid air, firedamp, flatus, fleck,
     flick, fluid, flyspeck, foul, fume, grime, imputation, ink, lava,
     macula, maculation, macule, malaria, mark, mark of Cain,
     melanization, melanize, mephitis, miasma, murk, nigrification,
     nigrify, onus, oversmoke, patch, pillorying, plaster,
     point champain, puff of smoke, reek, reflection, reprimand,
     reproach, scoria, shade, shading, shadow, slag, slubber, slur,
     smarm, smear, smirch, smirching, smoke, smooch, smouch, smudging,
     smut, smutch, smutching, soil, soilage, soilure, soot, spatter,
     speck, speckle, splash, splatter, splotch, spot, stain, steam,
     stigma, stigmatism, stigmatization, sullage, sully, taint, tarnish,
     vapor, volatile, water vapor

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