[stith -ee, stith-ee]
- an anvil.
- a forge or smithy.
- Obsolete. to forge.
Origin of stithy
1250–1300; Middle English stithie, stethie < Old Norse stethi anvil
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Examples from the Web for stithy
"Welcome indeed she is, and honoured too," said the hospitable god, limping across the stithy with outstretched hands.
Round the furnace in the centre of the stithy were twenty pairs of bellows, each serving a separate smelting oven.
It may defy the best steel blade that was ever forged on Milan stithy to cut it asunder.
“The iron was never forged on stithy that would hauld her,” said the old maid-servant.The Pirate
Sir Walter Scott
- archaic, or dialect a forge or anvil
- (tr) obsolete to forge on an anvil
C13: from Old Norse stedhi
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