Definition of Hythe

1. n. A small haven. See Hithe.



Definition of Hythe

1. Proper noun. A coastal town in Somerset, England ¹

2. Noun. (obsolete) a landing-place in a river; a harbour or small port ¹

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Definition of Hythe

1. a small port [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hythe

hystorical
hystoricall
hystorie
hystories
hystory
hystrichosphere
hystrichospheres
hystricine
hystricism
hystricognath
hystricognaths
hystricomorph
hystricomorphous
hystrix
hyte
hythe (current term)
hyther
hythergraph
hythergraphs
hythes
hyzer
hyæna
hyænas
hyænæ
hào
hæmal
hæmatemesis
hæmatin
hæmatine
hæmatite

Literary usage of Hythe

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1. Great Britain: Handbook for Travellers by Karl Baedeker (Firm) (1906)
"About midway between Sandling Junction and hythe is Saltwood Cattle, formerly belonging to ... Near West hythe is Stud/all Cattle, an ancient Roman camp. ..."

2. London by Charles Knight (1851)
"The privileges of the Queen's hythe extended from the Steelyard to Blackfriars. In 1244 the bailiffs of the Queen's hythe complained of an infringement of ..."

3. Ancient Britain and the Invasions of Julius Caesar by Thomas Rice Holmes (1907)
"Lewin does not explain what he means by' the whole of West hythe '; and, in default of this explanation, it is impossible to understand his argument.1 He ..."

4. Manual of Geology: Theoretical and Practical by John Phillips (1885)
"The thickness of the hythe or Kentish Rag beds is about 60 feet In places they are highly fossiliferous, especially so at hythe and Lympne (west of hythe),1 ..."

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