hyþ

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Old English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Uncertain origin: cognate with Old Saxon hūþ, Old High German -hude (found in place-names).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

hȳþ f (nominative plural hȳþa or hȳþe)

  1. a harbour or landing-place, a hithe
    Comon ðær þry men to ðære hyðe: three men came to the landing-place. (St Guthlac)

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