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Sooty

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Pronunciation : Soot"y
Part of Speech : a.
Etymology : [AS. s. See Soot.]
Definition : 1. Of or pertaining to soot; producing soot; soiled by soot. "Fire of sooty coal." Milton.

2. Having a dark brown or black color like soot; fuliginous; dusky; dark. "The grisly legions that troop under the sooty flag of Acheron." Milton. Sooty albatross (Zo?l.), an albatross (Phoebetria fuliginosa) found chiefly in the Pacific Ocean; -- called also nellie. -- Sooty tern (Zo?l.), a tern (Sterna fuliginosa) found chiefly in tropical seas.

[Compar Sootier; superl. Sootiest.]
Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913

Pronunciation : Soot"y
Part of Speech : v.
Definition : Defn: To black or foul with soot. [R.] Sootied with noisome smoke. Chapman.

t.
Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913

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