A small amount of something.
- To the children standing in the corner waiting, it seemed that every smitch of the dinner was going and that nothing would be left when the men got through.
- I was going to need every bit of credit that I had with her; I couldn't afford to waste a smitch.
- It's so rich in butter fat that it makes the slickest-tasting sandwiches you ever sampled without using a smitch of butter.
Mid 19th century: of unknown origin.
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