Smok"y (?), a. [Compar. Smokier (?); superl. Smokiest.]

1.

Emitting smoke, esp. in large quantities or in an offensive manner; fumid; as, smoky fires.

2.

Having the appearance or nature of smoke; as, a smoky fog.

"Unlustrous as the smoky light."

Shak.

3.

Filled with smoke, or with a vapor resembling smoke; thick; as, a smoky atmosphere.

4.

Subject to be filled with smoke from chimneys or fireplace; as, a smoky house.

5.

Tarnished with smoke; noisome with smoke; as, smoky rafters; smoky cells.

6.

Suspicious; open to suspicion.

[Obs.]

Foote.

Smoky quartz Min., a variety of quartz crystal of a pale to dark smoky-brown color. See Quartz.

 

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