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smithy

[ smith-ee, smith-ee ]
/ ˈsmɪθ i, ˈsmɪð i /
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noun, plural smith·ies.

the workshop of a smith, especially a blacksmith.
a blacksmith.

RELATED WORDS

heater, stove, kiln, incinerator, boiler, plover, farrier, anvil, forge, shoer, cinerator, cremator

Nearby words

smithson, smithsonian, smithsonian institution, smithsonite, smithtown, smithy, smitten, smitty, smock, smock frock, smock mill

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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