SMUGGLE in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of SMUGGLE
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smuggle
 v.  import or export without paying customs duties
Classic Sentence:
1  He said if I'd a wanted it to hide a knife in, and smuggle it to Jim to kill the seneskal with, it would a been all right.
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXV.
2  At christenings folk will even smuggle in a reel or two, if 'tis no further on than the first or second chiel.'
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In BOOK 1: 3 The Custom of the Country
3  Every day or two, during this time of sorrow, Tom watched his opportunity and went to the little grated jail-window and smuggled such small comforts through to the "murderer" as he could get hold of.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XI
4  I have some smuggled coffee and most capital tobacco, in a small chest in the hold, which you shall have to-morrow.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 2. Father and Son.
5  And in my past life they might find something far more grave than the selling of smuggled cigars, or barrels of brandy without a permit.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 44. The Vendetta.
6  Then she wrote a short, simple note, and with Laurie's help, got them smuggled onto the study table one morning before the old gentleman was up.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Get Context   In CHAPTER SIX
7  We've had nothing else this week back; nothing but papers, and a closed door, and the very meals left there to be smuggled in when nobody was looking.
Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde By Robert Louis Stevenson
Get Context   In CHAPTER THE LAST NIGHT
8  There had been no prisoners confined in the Chateau d'If since the revolution of July; it was only inhabited by a guard, kept there for the prevention of smuggling.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 113. The Past.
Example Sentence:
1  She wanted to smuggle cigarettes across the border.
2  The mobile phone companies argue that reducing taxes will make legally imported phones more attractive than the cheaper smuggled models.
3  If you are caught smuggling goods into the country, government will probably confiscate your goods.
4  Some earned a living in illicit trafficking, from smuggling to prostitution, but others had been educated in France and had fortunes, lands, and slaves.
5  The government intends to clamp down on drug smuggling.
6  The evidence pointed to the existence of an international smuggling network.