Smeller

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Smeller One who smells, or perceives by the sense of smell; one who gives out smell.
    • Smeller The nose.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n smeller One who or that which smells or perceives the smell of anything; also, one who tests anything by smelling.
    • n smeller One who or that which smells of anything, is scented, or has odor.
    • n smeller The nose; in the plural the nostrils.
    • n smeller Familiarly, a feeler; a tactile hair or process; especially, a rictal vibrissa, as one of a cat's whiskers.
    • n smeller A prying fellow; one who tries to smell out something; a sneaking spy.
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Usage

In literature:

I got in with a smeller afore he came right down with his slogger.
"Robert Falconer" by George MacDonald
It's bound to be one of the 'six best smellers'!
"The Iron Trail" by Rex Beach
Indeed, I think a good smeller will enjoy its most refined intensity.
"In the Catskills" by John Burroughs
Bedell was generally known as "the old sin-smeller," because he pretended to be able, through his sense of smell, to detect a criminal.
"A Busy Year at the Old Squire's" by Charles Asbury Stephens
You see, his name is S. Mellar, and if you say it quickly it sounds like 'Smeller.
"The Right Stuff" by Ian Hay
Indeed, I think a good smeller will enjoy its most refined intensity.
"The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 17, No. 101, March, 1866" by Various
The Arapahoes, or "Smellers," by seizing the nose with the thumb and fore-finger.
"The Prairie Traveler" by Randolph Marcy
Indeed, I think a good smeller will enjoy its most refined intensity.
"Squirrels and Other Fur-Bearers" by John Burroughs
Ef I find my stomach's all right, 't 'll be a sure sign that the smellers are pooty rugged.
"The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 14, No. 85, November, 1864" by Various
It had whiskers on its cheeks and smellers like a cat.
"Ben Comee" by M. J. (Michael Joseph) Canavan
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