Definition of Stithy

1. n. An anvil.



2. v. t. To forge on an anvil.

Definition of Stithy

1. Noun. An anvil. ¹

2. Noun. A blacksmith's smithy or forge. ¹

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Definition of Stithy

1. to forge on an anvil [v STITHIED, STITHYING, STITHIES]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Stithy

stitcher
stitcheries
stitchers
stitchery
stitches
stitching
stitchings
stitchless
stitchlike
stitcht
stitchwork
stitchwort
stitchworts
stithied
stithies
stithy (current term)
stithying
stive
stived
stiver
stivers
stives
stivier
stiviest
stiving
stivy
stns
stoa
stoae
stoai

Literary usage of Stithy

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1. The Dialect of Craven: In the West-Riding of the County of York by William Carr (1828)
"Stiddy or stithy never signifies a smith's shop, as Dr. Johnson asserts. Mr. Moor obstinately maintains, that the commentators on Shakspeare are wrong, ..."

2. The Iliad of Homer by Homer, John Graham Cordery (1871)
"Then brass eterne upon the fire he cast, Silver, and tin, and precious gold, and laid Huge anvil on the stithy ; in his right A hammer, in his left he plied ..."

3. Hamlet, and As You Like it: A Specimen of a New Edition of Shakespeare by William Shakespeare, Thomas Caldecott, William Crowe, John Murray (1819)
"... been confined to the sense of " anvil," and stithy to that of " the shop. ... Junius, Skinner, Holyoke, Littleton, have stithy. ..."

4. Suffolk Words and Phrases: Or, An Attempt to Collect the Lingual Localisms by Edward Moor (1823)
"stithy; a blacksmith's shop. These words are common in Suffolk, are archaic, and have been ... 'stithy occurs in Shakespeare as a verb— By the forge that ..."

5. Suffolk Words and Phrases: Or, An Attempt to Collect the Lingual Localisms by Edward Moor (1823)
"stithy, a blacksmith's shop. These words are common in Suffolk, are archaic, and have been ... stithy occurs in Shakespeare as a verb— By the forge that ..."

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