To have taken off or away. Dictionary of Words from the King James Bible. Public Domain. Copy freely.
And, behold, one of them which were with Jesus stretched out his hand, and drew his sword, and struck a servant of the high priest's, and SMOTE OFF his ear. ( Matthew 26:51 )
Bibliography Information"Entry for 'Smote off'". Dictionary of Words from the King James Bible. . New York, N.Y., 1999.