Definition of Staiths

1. staith [n] - See also: staith



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Staiths

stairstepping
stairsteps
stairtower
stairtowers
stairway
stairways
stairwell
stairwells
stairwise
staisfise
staith
staithe
staithes
staithman
staithmen
staiths (current term)
stake
stake-driver
stake a claim
stake driver
stake of Zion
stake out
stake race
stakebuilding
staked
staked out
stakehead
stakeheads
stakeholder
stakeholder society

Literary usage of Staiths

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1. The History and Description of Fossil Fuel, the Collieries, and Coal Trade by John Holland (1841)
"... of Conveying Coals—On the backs of Beasts—In Carts and Waggons—Tippler— staiths—Drop and Spout—Origin of Hail ..."

2. The History and Description of Fossil Fuel, the Collieries, and Coal Trade by John Holland (1841)
"Earliest Methods of Conveying Coals—On the backs of Beasts—In Carts and Waggons—Tippler— staiths—Drop and Spout—Origin of Rail Roads —Waggons—Self-acting ..."

3. Judicial and Statutory Definitions of Words and Phrases by West Publishing Company (1904)
"... was construed to include the construction of staiths for the loading of coal on ships, by which means coal could be supplied at a cheaper rate. ..."

4. The Design and Construction of Harbours: A Treatise on Maritime Engineering by Thomas Stevenson (1874)
"... Timber Ponds—Harbours with two Entrances—Screw Piles—Economy of Time—Hydraulic Apparatus—Coal staiths—Steam Cranes—Tonnage of Ports—Government Aid. ..."

5. The Design and Construction of Harbours: A Treatise on Maritime Engineering by Thomas Stevenson (1874)
"... Timber Ponds—Harbours with two Entrances—Screw Piles—Economy of Time—Hydraulic Apparatus—Coal staiths—Steam Cranes—Tonnage of Ports—Government Aid. ..."

6. Lives of the Engineers by Samuel Smiles (1904)
"... of the immense staiths, constructed of timber, which are erected at short distances from each other on both sides of the river. ..."

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