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 Smash.Smectym’nuans. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Smec (in Hudibras).
 
A contraction of Smectymnuus, a word made from the initial letters of five rebels—   1
   Stephen Marshal.   2
   Edward Calamy.   3
   Thomas Young.   4
   Matthew Newcomen.   5
   William Spurstow, who wrote a book against Episcopacy and the Common Prayer. (See NOTARICA.)   6
       
“The handkerchief about the neck,
Canonical cravat of Smec.”
       
Butler: Hudibras, pt. i. 5.
 


 Smash.Smectym’nuans. 

 
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