Meaning of smitham in English:

smitham

Pronunciation /ˈsmɪð(ə)m/

noun

(also smithum)
Mining
  • 1 rare, historical Lead ore consisting of particles small enough to pass through a sieve, or ground to powder.

  • 2British, Northern English, Midlands English rare, dialect Small particles of coal; slack.

Origin

Late 16th century. Apparently a variant or alteration of smeddum, in sense 1 perhaps arising by association with smith or smith.