Definition of Smithy

1. Noun. A workplace where metal is worked by heating and hammering.

Exact synonyms: Forge
Terms within: Anvil, Drop Forge, Drop Hammer, Drop Press
Generic synonyms: Work, Workplace
Derivative terms: Forge



Definition of Smithy

1. n. The workshop of a smith, esp. a blacksmith; a smithery; a stithy.

Definition of Smithy

1. Proper noun. A nickname of the surname Smith. ¹

2. Noun. The location where a smith (particularly a blacksmith) works, a forge. ¹

3. Verb. (uncommon) to forge, especially by hand ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Smithy

1. the workshop of a smith [n SMITHIES]

Medical Definition of Smithy

1. The workshop of a smith, especially. A blacksmith; a smithery; a stithy. Alternative forms: smiddy] "Under a spreading chestnut tree The village smithy stands." (Lonfellow) Origin: AS. Smie, fr. Smi; akin to D. Smidse, smids, OHG. Smitta, G. Schmiede, Icel. Smija. See Smith. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Smithy

smithed
smither
smithereens
smitheries
smithers
smithery
smitheth
smithied
smithies
smithing
smithite
smiths
smithsonite
smithsonites
smithwork
smithy (current term)
smithying
smiting
smits
smitted
smitten
smitting
smittle
smock
smock-faced
smock frock
smock frocks
smocked
smocking
smockings

Literary usage of Smithy

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1. The Knickerbocker: Or, New-York Monthly Magazine by Charles Fenno Hoffman, Timothy Flint, Lewis Gaylord Clark, Kinahan Cornwallis, John Holmes Agnew (1844)
"Till darkness fell, and the smithy then with its forge's clear deep light The ... On the dew-wet green by the smithy, there's a circle of crackling fire, ..."

2. The Knickerbocker; Or, New York Monthly Magazine by Charles Fenno Hoffman, Lewis Gaylord Clark, Kinahan Cornwallis, John Holmes Agnew, Timothy Flint, Washington Irving (1844)
"THE smithy THERE was a little smithy at the corner of the road, In the village where, when life glow'd fresh and bright, was my abode ; A little ..."

3. Idyls and Lyrics of the Ohio Valley by John James Piatt (1893)
"THE DESERTED smithy. AT the end of the lane and in sight of the mill Is the smithy; ... In the loneliest evenings of long ago, The smithy was dear in the ..."

4. Through the Dark Continent Or the Sources of the Nile Around the Great Lakes by Henry Morton Stanley (1878)
"Close by stood piled up mat-sacks ot charcoal, with a couple of boys ready to supply the fuel, and about two yards off was a smaller smithy, where the iron ..."

5. Good Stories for Great Holidays: Arranged for Story-telling and Reading by Francis J Olcott (1914)
"The furnace said: "If I cease to burn, the smithy must close. ... The hammer and anvil, also, each claimed the sole credit for keeping up the smithy. ..."

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