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 Smelts (Stock-Exchange term),Smith. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Smiler,
 
the name of a drink, is a mixture of bitter beer and lemonade. In the United States, a drink of liquor is called a “smile,” and the act of treating one at the bar is giving one a “smile.” Of course this is metaphorical. (See SHANDY-GAFF.)   1
 


 Smelts (Stock-Exchange term),Smith. 

 
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