lythe

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English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

See lithe.

Adjective[edit]

lythe (comparative more lythe, superlative most lythe)

  1. (obsolete) soft; flexible
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Edmund Spenser to this entry?)

Etymology 2[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Noun[edit]

lythe (plural lythes)

  1. (Scotland) A fish, the European pollock.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for lythe in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)

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Middle English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From from Old English lēoht (light, daylight; power of vision; luminary; world), from Proto-Germanic *leuhtą (light), from Proto-Indo-European *lewktom, from the root *lewk- (light).

Noun[edit]

lythe (plural lythes)

  1. Alternative form of light

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Etymology 2[edit]

From Old English liþ (limb, member, joint, point).

Noun[edit]

lythe (plural lythes)

  1. Alternative form of lyth

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