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Frith meaning

Frith - 5 dictionary results

  1. 1. A narrow arm of the sea; an estuary; the opening of a river into the sea; as, the Frith of Forth.
  2. 2. A kind of weir for catching fish.
  3. 3. A forest; a woody place.
  4. 4. A small field taken out of a common, by inclosing it; an inclosure.
  5. 5. A narrow arm of the sea; an estuary; the opening of a river into the sea; as, the of Forth.

Frith - examples of usage

  1. Sun dust, Aerial surf upon the shores of earth, Ethereal estuary, frith of light.... - "Afoot in England", W.H. Hudson.
  2. He hath vow'd to cast thy castell down, And mak a widowe o' thy gaye ladye; " He'll hang thy merryemen, payr by payr, In ony frith where he may them finde." - "Minstrelsy of the Scottish border (3rd ed) (1 of 3)", Walter Scott.
  3. You know well enough, Frith, that I have never asked monstrous prices for my pictures. - "John Leech, His Life and Work. Vol. 1", William Powell Frith.
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