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

"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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