Dead smooth

the finest cut made; - said of files.

See also: Dead

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The word "bastard" designates the number of teeth on the face of the file in relation to the roughness of the cut, which were graded rough, middle, bastard, 2nd cut, smooth and dead smooth.
As one lurved-up fan next to me put it, after rolling her eyes and wiping a smidgen of dribble from her lip: ``He's dead smooth and so Ooooh.