Smug"gle (?), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Smuggled (?); p. pr. & vb. n. Smuggling (?).] [Of Low German or Scand. origin; cf. LG. smuggeln, D. smokkelen, G. schmuggeln, Dan. smugle, Sw. smyga to introduce or convey secretly, Dan. i smug secretly, D. smuigen to eat in secret, AS. smgan to creep. See Smock.]

1.

To import or export secretly, contrary to the law; to import or export without paying the duties imposed by law; as, to smuggle lace.

2.

Fig.: To convey or introduce clandestinely.

 

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Smug"gle, v. i.

To import or export in violation of the customs laws.

 

© Webster 1913.

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