hythe

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See also: Hythe and hyþe

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Old English hȳþ.

Noun[edit]

hythe ‎(plural hythes)

  1. (obsolete) a landing-place in a river; a harbour or small port
    • 1954: On the bank of the Silverlode, at some distance up from the meeting of the streams, there was a hythe of white stones and white wood. By it were moored many boats and barges. — JRR Tolkien, The Fellowship of the Ring

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