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Hythe

[hahyth] /haɪð/
noun
1.
a town in E Kent, in SE England: one of the Cinque Ports.
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  • The seaman Wat of Hythe was killed by a crashing blow from an ax.

    Sir Nigel Arthur Conan Doyle
  • He sat in Parliament as a member for Hythe, and died unmarried on the 20th of July, 1645.

    William Harvey D'Arcy Powers
  • At Hythe the first prize was carried off by a genuine Cockney.

    The Book of Cats Charles H. Ross
  • In any case, he can tell me where Hythe is with more certainty than the messenger.

    The Dreadnought of the Air Percy F. Westerman
  • Away to the westward like a swarm of fire-flies hung the lights of Hythe.

    The Sea Lady Herbert George Wells
  • But tell me, sir, do you intend walking from here to Hythe?'

  • In 1806 also they were at Hythe, where he saw the skulls of the Danes.

    George Borrow Edward Thomas
  • I never seed him in such health as after that trial where Mr. Hythe, the cashier, was sentenced to fourteen years.

    Luttrell Of Arran Charles James Lever
  • The distance from the town of Hythe (Dim,) was guessed to be not less than two-and-half, nor more than four miles.

    A Voyage to Terra Australis Matthew Flinders
  • Shorncliffe is situated on a high hill just over the town of Sandgate and about two miles from the school of musketry at Hythe.

    A Soldier's Life Edwin G. Rundle

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