Definition of lewth
now dialectal British
: shelter or protection from the weather : warmth
Start your free trial today and get unlimited access to America's largest dictionary, with:
- More than 250,000 words that aren't in our free dictionary
- Expanded definitions, etymologies, and usage notes
- Advanced search features
- Ad free!
Origin and Etymology of lewth
Middle English -lewth, from Old English hlēowth, hlȳwth, from hlēow warm
Seen and Heard
What made you want to look up lewth? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).