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n. Scots
A firth.

[Alteration of firth.]
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(Physical Geography) a variant of firth
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also frith

an indentation of the seacoast.
[1400–50; late Middle English (Scots) < Old Norse firth-, s. of fjǫrthr fjord]
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 woods or wooded country collectively. See also forest.
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References in classic literature ?
Smee (formerly a pupil of Sharpe of Frith Street, a dissolute, irregular, and unsuccessful man, but a man with great knowledge of his art) being the cousin of Miss Wirt, we say, and introduced by her to Miss Osborne, whose hand and heart were still free after various incomplete love affairs, felt a great attachment for this lady, and it is believed inspired one in her bosom.
Into this wilde Abyss, The Womb of nature and perhaps her Grave, Of neither Sea, nor Shore, nor Air, nor Fire, But all these in thir pregnant causes mixt Confus'dly, and which thus must ever fight, Unless th' Almighty Maker them ordain His dark materials to create more Worlds, Into this wilde Abyss the warie fiend Stood on the brink of Hell and look'd a while, Pondering his Voyage; for no narrow frith He had to cross.
This channel, which was discovered by Captain Fitz Roy during the last voyage, is a most remarkable feature in the geography of this, or indeed of any other country: it may be compared to the valley of Lochness in Scotland, with its chain of lakes and friths. It is about one hundred and twenty miles long, with an average breadth, not subject to any very great variation, of about two miles; and is throughout the greater part so perfectly straight, that the view, bounded on each side by a line of mountains, gradually becomes indistinct in the long distance.
The Archbishop's visit will focus on the work spearheaded by the Rt Revd Richard Frith, the Bishop of Hereford, who retires later this year.
LAHORE: This photograph, captured by Francis Frith, shows the Old Yamuna Bridge.
029 2022 4488 MUSIC Jenkinson & Frith Duo The Autumn & Winter Lunchtime Concerts 2018/19 Season at St David's Hall kicks off in style with the Jenkinson & Frith Duo.
Laurence McCarthy, 44, of Tiddington Close, Birmingham, Paul Frith, 43, of School Lane, Shard End, Sean Edwards, 36, of Roshven Road, Birmingham, and Lee Cullen, 46, of The Avenue, Stratford-upon-Avon, all appeared at Birmingham Crown Court recently.
On Monday, December 4, Lucy Gould (violin), Alice Neary (cello) and Benjamin Frith (piano) will be playing Beethoven Trio op 70 no 1, After Avedon, a new and specially-commissioned work by Mark Simpson and Mendelssohn Trio in D minor op 49.
Paul Farrelly denies having an altercation with fellow Labour MP James Frith after a long debate on the European Union (Withdrawal) Bill finished at 11pm last Tuesday.
The circular cake, baked in the shape of the market, was cut by Mr Arthur Frith, president of the National Market Traders' Federation, and was later handed over to the children's wards at Gulson Hospital and the Coventry and Warwickshire Hospital, by Councillor Harry Richards, Lord Mayor of Coventry.
A'r tro dwytha roedden ni yno, dyma gael torth frith hynod flasus.
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