stithy

noun
\ ˈsti-t͟hē How to pronounce stithy (audio) , -thē \
plural stithies

Definition of stithy

1 archaic : anvil
2 archaic : smithy sense 1

First Known Use of stithy

13th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for stithy

Middle English, from Old Norse stethi; akin to Old English stede stead

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“Stithy.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/stithy. Accessed 14 Jun. 2021.

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