Scomfish

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • v. t. & i Scomfish skŏm"fĭsh or skŭm"- To suffocate or stifle; to smother.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • scomfish To discomfit.
    • scomfish To suffocate, as by noxious air, smoke, etc.; stifle; choke.
    • scomfish To be suffocated or stifled.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • v.t Scomfish skom′fish (Scot.) to suffocate by bad air: to nauseate: to discomfit
    • v.i Scomfish to be suffocated
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Usage

In literature:

I could tell you my story better if I had my will in my hand; and I'll scomfish you if ever you go for to tell.
"Ruth" by Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell
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