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stithy

[ stith-ee, stith-ee ]
/ ˈstɪð i, ˈstɪθ i /
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noun, plural stith·ies.
an anvil.
a forge or smithy.
verb (used with object), stith·ied, stith·y·ing.
Obsolete. to forge.
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Origin of stithy

1250–1300; Middle English stithie,stethie<Old Norse stethi anvil
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British Dictionary definitions for stithy

stithy
/ (ˈstɪðɪ) /

noun plural stithies
archaic, or dialect a forge or anvil
verb stithies, stithying or stithied
(tr) obsolete to forge on an anvil

Word Origin for stithy

C13: from Old Norse stedhi
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