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  • Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Smectymnuus smek-tim′nū-us a name compounded of the initials of the five Puritan divines—Stephen Marshall, Edmund Calamy, Thomas Young, Matthew Newcomen, and William Spurstow, joint authors of An Answer (1641) to Bishop Hall's Humble Remonstrance to the High Court of Parliament (1641) in defence of the liturgy and episcopal government.
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In literature:

SMECTYMNUUS, a pamphlet written in 1641, the title of which is made up of the initial letters of the names of the authors.
"The Nuttall Encyclopaedia" by Edited by Rev. James Wood