a town in E Kent, in SE England: one of the Cinque Ports.

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Examples from the Web for hythe

Historical Examples of hythe

  • 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