Smeuse, Smeuce, Smewse


Functional, Plants

Area of origin

England, esp N Midlands

Area of use

England (obsolete)

Related terms

Glat, Smoot, Meuse

A gap or passage through a hedge or wall, especially one made and habitually used by an animal.


An alteration of meuse or a blend of smoot and meuse.

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    Entry contributors:

    Robert Macfarlane