from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • v. Past tense and a past participle of smite.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • v. Simple past of smite.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • imp. (and rare p. p.) of smite.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Preterit of smite.


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  • "With a blast of its siren the huge electric locomotive burst out of the shed and thundered around the track. It smote Ned Newton's mind suddenly that the inventor was going to 'take a chance' on this evening and try to get some speed out of the huge machine."

    - Victor Appleton, 'Tom Swift And His Electric Locomotive'.

    August 28, 2009