Definition of soot:
obscenity, smut, crock, erotica, stub, grit, smoke, porno, ember, smut fungus, fumes, filth, residue, porn, dirty word, ash, sediment, charcoal, cinder, spark, brand, pornography, carbon black, earthenware jar, vulgarism, lampblack.
- "Soil Culture", J. H. Walden.
Now that it has been discovered that smoke can be utilized and the atmosphere cleared, it is astonishing that the authorities do not avail themselves of the discovery, and thus bring light and joy and sunshine into that city, and then clean the soot of centuries from their blackened buildings.- "Eighty Years And More; Reminiscences 1815-1897", Elizabeth Cady Stanton.
- "Donal Grant", George MacDonald.