smithy

[ smith-ee, smith-ee ]
/ ˈsmɪθ i, ˈsmɪð i /

noun, plural smith·ies.

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
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smithy

/ (ˈsmɪðɪ) /

noun plural smithies

a place in which metal, usually iron or steel, is worked by heating and hammering; forge

Word Origin for smithy

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

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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