I would have caused him to be smelt out; but that I dared still less.
I had read omens and made medicines and 'smelt out' your enemies.
Then I smelt out the poison, searching for it first in the hair of Mameena, and finding it in the kaross of Masapo.
Naturally enough, some of "our boys" smelt out the place and determined to have some of the sweet fluid.
His medicine-men had “smelt out” his own family as witches, and boiling alive was the requisite punishment.
A Jesuit pretended to have smelt out the fox that lay disguised in sheep's clothing.
If he refused, he would be accused of witchcraft, "smelt out" and "eaten out."
About a year afterwards he got warning that he had been smelt out as a wizard and was going to be killed.
Somehow, between the lines of the printed form he smelt out a fresh disaster.
And who is he that has smelt out the black and white puddings in the passage without collaring them for us?