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smithy

[smith-ee, smith -ee] /ˈsmɪθ i, ˈsmɪð i/
noun, plural smithies.
1.
the workshop of a smith, especially a blacksmith.
2.
a blacksmith.
Origin of smithy
1250-1300
1250-1300; Middle English smithi < Old Norse smithja; akin to Old English smiththe. See smith
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smithy

/ˈsmɪðɪ/
noun (pl) smithies
1.
a place in which metal, usually iron or steel, is worked by heating and hammering; forge
Word Origin
Old English smiththe; related to Old Norse smithja, Old High German smidda, Middle Dutch smisse
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Word Origin and History for smithy
n.

"workshop of a smith," c.1300, from Old Norse smiðja (cognate with Old English smiððe), from Proto-Germanic *smith-ja-, from PIE smi- (see smith (n.)).

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