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Definition of "stithy" []

  • An anvil. (noun)
  • A forge or smithy. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "stithy" in a sentence
  • "_] A stithy is the smith's shop, as stith is the anvil.] [Footnote III. 64: _In censure of his seeming."
  • "Here, on ordinary days, his furnace was seen to blaze, and four half stripped knaves stunned the neighbourhood with the clang of hammer and stithy."
  • "The pure form of the distant mountain, floating in ether, white as foam; the climb above the orchards among fierce shapes of black lava; the snows bathed in light sighing out dragon's breath; the fire-fuming stithy plunging unfathomed from the skies to the core of earth — nothing less, I daresay, seemed worthy of the elements released within them."