besmear (v.) Old form(s): besmear'd, besmeare
smear over, bedaub
JC III.i.107[Brutus to all] let us ... besmear our swords
KJ III.i.236[King Philip to Cardinal Pandulph, of French and English hands] they were besmeared and overstained / With slaughter's pencil
TN V.i.49[Orsino to Viola, of Antonio's face] it was besmeared / As black as Vulcan in the smoke of war
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