Smolder

Definition of Smolder

Smol´der
v. i.1.To burn and smoke without flame; to waste away by a slow and supressed combustion.
[imp. & p. p. Smoldered or Smouldered; p. pr. & vb. n. Smoldering or Smouldering.]
The smoldering dust did round about him smoke.
- Spenser.
2.To exist in a state of suppressed or smothered activity; to burn inwardly; as, a smoldering feud.
v. t.1.To smother; to suffocate; to choke.
n.1.Smoke; smother.
The smolder stops our nose with stench.
- Gascoigne.

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