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 Meanings and Examples of SMELT
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smelt
 v.  melt or blend ores, changing their chemical composition
Classic Sentence: (30 in 3 pages)
1  He had a closet in his room, fitted up for the purpose, which smelt of the scented soap like a perfumer's shop.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter XXVI
2  He brought the bottle to his lips, and took a fiery drink from it; and I smelt the strong spirits that I saw flash into his face.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter LIII
3  A waiter showed me into the coffee-room; and a chambermaid introduced me to my small bedchamber, which smelt like a hackney-coach, and was shut up like a family vault.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 19. I LOOK ABOUT ME, AND MAKE A DISCOVERY
4  After which, we went shivering, at that uncomfortable hour, to our respective beds, through various close passages; which smelt as if they had been steeped, for ages, in a solution of soup and stables.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 52. I ASSIST AT AN EXPLOSION
5  He smelt the awful odor, saw the dirt, disorder, and miserable condition, and heard the groans, and felt that nothing could be done to help.
Anna Karenina(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In PART 5: Chapter 18
6  The envelope was of paper as thick as bark; on the oblong yellow paper there was a huge monogram, and the letter smelt of agreeable scent.
Anna Karenina(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In PART 5: Chapter 23
7  The wet of the rain spurting up in tiny drops could be smelt in the air.
Anna Karenina(V3) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In PART 8: Chapter 17
8  The room smelt warm and sweet; of clothes drying; of milk; of biscuits and warm water.
Between the Acts (1941) By Virginia Woolf
Get Context   In Unit 5
9  But even on windless days the air always smelt of something under-earth: sulphur, iron, coal, or acid.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Get Context   In Chapter 2
10  She just sat and stared and looked dazzled, and felt nothing, only somewhere she smelt the extraordinarily unpleasant smell of the bitch-goddess.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Get Context   In Chapter 5
11  The room smelt close and unwholesome; the walls were dirt-discoloured; and the ceiling blackened.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER XLIII
12  He was back in a moment, and I smelt a strong reek of brandy as he passed me.
The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In V. The Adventure of The "Gloria Scott"
13  Vast sections of it have been cleared, for this is the seat of the first iron-works of the country, and the trees have been felled to smelt the ore.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In VI. THE ADVENTURE OF BLACK PETER
14  Even the soil smelt sweet and clean.
The Time Machine By H. G. Wells
Get Context   In VI
15  Jim smelt it and bit it and rubbed it, and said he would manage so the hair-ball would think it was good.
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER IV.
Example Sentence:
1  I smelt sickly eggs by the barrel, and rotten cabbages, and such things; and if I know the signs of a dead cat being around, and I bet I do, there was sixty-four of them went in.
2  The furnace men smelt tin with copper to create a special alloy used in making bells.
3  The house smelt of cedar wood and fresh polish.
4  The rain cleared the air, and the grass smelt fresh and sweet.