a smith's shop ; whence SMIDYKNOOM. Var. Dial.

A glossary of provincial and local words used in England. . 1790.


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  • Smithy — may refer to:* Forge, also called a smithy, the workplace of a smith or a blacksmith * Smith (metalwork), sometimes referred to as a smithy, a person involved in the shaping of metal objects * Smithy (1924 film), a silent American film starring… …   Wikipedia

  • Smithy — Smith y ( [y^]), n. [AS. smi[eth][eth]e, fr. smi[eth]; akin to D. smidse, smids, OHG. smitta, G. schmiede, Icel. smi[eth]ja. See {Smith}, n.] The workshop of a smith, esp. a blacksmith; a smithery; a stithy. [Written also {smiddy}.] [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • smithy — smithy; tin·smithy; …   English syllables

  • smithy — O.E. smiððe, from P.Gmc. *smithjon; see SMITH (Cf. smith) …   Etymology dictionary

  • smithy — ► NOUN (pl. smithies) ▪ a blacksmith s workshop; a forge. ORIGIN Old Norse …   English terms dictionary

  • smithy — [smith′ē, smith′ē] n. pl. smithies [ME smithi < OE smiththe (< smith) or ON smithja (< smithr, smith)] 1. the workshop of a smith, esp. a blacksmith ☆ 2. BLACKSMITH …   English World dictionary

  • smithy — 1. noun The location where a smith (particularly a blacksmith) works, a forge. Traditionally a village smithy was a busy place because the smiths work was so necessary. 2. verb to forge, especially by hand So the old smith went …   Wiktionary

  • smithy — UK [ˈsmɪðɪ] / US noun [countable] Word forms smithy : singular smithy plural smithies a place where iron objects are made and repaired by a blacksmith …   English dictionary

  • smithy — [[t]smɪ̱ði[/t]] smithies N COUNT A smithy is a place where a blacksmith works. Syn: forge …   English dictionary

  • smithy — noun (plural smithies) Date: 13th century 1. the workshop of a smith 2. blacksmith …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • smithy — /smith ee, smidh ee/, n., pl. smithies. 1. the workshop of a smith, esp. a blacksmith. 2. a blacksmith. [1250 1300; ME smithi < ON smithja; akin to OE smiththe. See SMITH] * * * …   Universalium

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