sooty

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

soot +‎ -y

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Adjective[edit]

sooty (comparative sootier, superlative sootiest)

  1. of, relating to, or producing soot
    • Milton
      Fire of sooty coal.
  2. soiled with soot
  3. of the color of soot
    • Milton
      The grisly legions that troop under the sooty flag of Acheron.

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Verb[edit]

sooty (third-person singular simple present sooties, present participle sootying, simple past and past participle sootied)

  1. To blacken or make dirty with soot.
    • Chapman
      Sootied with noisome smoke.

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