To smear over; smear all over; sully.
, author = (William Stukeley
, title =
, year = 1734
, page = 57
, passage = ...carters and coachmen, who make in imitation thereof a composition of grease and tar, with which they besmear
the inside of the naves of wheels and the extremitys of the axis upon which they move.
, first=Mike Allen
, last=Jim Vandehei
, title=Drudge, conservative media criticize Newt Gingrich
, passage=His public record is already besmeared
with tawdry divorces,…