firth

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See also: Firth and firð

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The best known firth is probably the Firth of Forth with its two large bridges.

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From Scots, from Old Norse fjǫrðr; cognate with fjord, and more distantly with ford. See also port, an even more distant cognate.

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firth (plural firths)

  1. An arm of the sea.
  2. (Scotland) A frith; a wood, wooded country.

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firth

  1. Alternative form of frith

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