smudge pot


smudge pot
a) An oil-burning device used to prevent frost on fruit trees.
b) A pot of tar and oil burned to produce thick noxious smoke to discourage pests.

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  • smudge pot — smudge′ pot n. agr. a container for burning oil or other fuels to produce smudge, as for protecting fruit trees from frost • Etymology: 1880–85 …   From formal English to slang

  • Smudge pot — A smudge pot (also known as a choofa or orchard heater) is an oil burning device used to prevent frost on fruit trees. Usually a smudge pot has a large round base with a chimney coming out of the middle of the base. The smudge pot is placed… …   Wikipedia

  • smudge pot — noun : a container in which oil or other fuel is burned to produce a smudge (as in an orchard) * * * a container for burning oil or other fuels to produce smudge, as for protecting fruit trees from frost. [1880 85] * * * smudge pot, a pot or… …   Useful english dictionary

  • smudge pot — a container for burning oil or other fuels to produce smudge, as for protecting fruit trees from frost. [1880 85] * * * ▪ agricultural tool       device, usually an oil container with some crude oil burning in the bottom, used in fruit orchards,… …   Universalium

  • Smudge (disambiguation) — * Smudge, the Australian band * Smudge (Blue Peter cat) * Smudge (cat), the Glasgow People s Palace cat. * Smudge (comics), a character in The Beano. * Smudge stick, a type of incense. * Smudge (Monica s Gang), one of the main characters of… …   Wikipedia

  • smudge — 1. n. & v. n. 1 a blurred or smeared line or mark; a blot; a smear of dirt. 2 a stain or blot on a person s character etc. v. 1 tr. make a smudge on. 2 intr. become smeared or blurred (smudges easily). 3 tr. smear or blur the lines of (writing,… …   Useful english dictionary

  • smudge — smudgedly, adv. smudgeless, adj. /smuj/, n., v., smudged, smudging. n. 1. a dirty mark or smear. 2. a smeary state. 3. a stifling smoke. 4. a smoky fire, esp. one made for driving away mosquitoes or safeguarding fruit trees from frost. v.t. 5. to …   Universalium

  • smudge — [[t]smʌdʒ[/t]] n. v. smudged, smudg•ing 1) a dirty mark or smear 2) a smeary state 3) a stifling smoke 4) agr. a smoky fire, esp. one made for driving away mosquitoes or safeguarding fruit trees from frost 5) to mark with dirty streaks or smears… …   From formal English to slang

  • smudgepot — smudge pot n. A receptacle in which oil or another smoky fuel is burned to protect an orchard from insects or frost. * * * …   Universalium

  • Chablis wine — For the Chablis vine training system, see Chablis (vine system). Chablis (wine region) Type Appellation d origine contrôlée …   Wikipedia


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