\ ˈsmi-thē also -t͟hē How to pronounce smithy (audio) \
plural smithies

Definition of smithy

1 : the workshop of a smith

Examples of smithy in a Sentence

They tore down the old smithy behind the general store.

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Subtext, allusion, nuance, dramatic irony: these were the smithies upon which mistakes were forged. Gregory Pardlo, The New Yorker, "The Cost of Defying the President," 12 Feb. 2017

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First Known Use of smithy

13th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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English Language Learners Definition of smithy

: the place where a blacksmith works


\ ˈsmi-thē How to pronounce smithy (audio) \
plural smithies

Kids Definition of smithy

: the workshop of someone who works in metals and especially of a blacksmith

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to affect and impair by alcohol or a drug

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