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 (smĭth′ē, smĭth′ē)
n. pl. smith·ies
A blacksmith's shop; a forge. Also called smithery.

[Middle English, from Old Norse smidhja.]


n, pl smithies
(Metallurgy) a place in which metal, usually iron or steel, is worked by heating and hammering; forge
[Old English smiththe; related to Old Norse smithja, Old High German smidda, Middle Dutch smisse]


(ˈsmɪθ i, ˈsmɪð i)

n., pl. smith•ies.
1. the workshop of a smith, esp. a blacksmith.
[1250–1300; Middle English smithi < Old Norse smithja, akin to Old English smiththe. See smith]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.smithy - a workplace where metal is worked by heating and hammeringsmithy - a workplace where metal is worked by heating and hammering
anvil - a heavy block of iron or steel on which hot metals are shaped by hammering
drop forge, drop hammer, drop press - device for making large forgings
workplace, work - a place where work is done; "he arrived at work early today"
وَرْشَة أو مَشْغَل حِدادَه
kováčska dielňa
demirci dükkânınalbant


[ˈsmɪðɪ] Nherrería f, fragua f


[ˈsmɪði] nforge f


nSchmiede f


[ˈsmɪðɪ] nfucina


(smiθ) noun
1. a blacksmith.
2. a person whose job is to work with a particular metal, or make a particular type of article. a goldsmith; a silversmith; a gunsmith.
smithy (smiði) , (-θi) noun
the workshop of a blacksmith.
References in classic literature ?
At the foot of the church stood a smithy, generally red with fires and always littered with hammers and scraps of iron; opposite to this, over a rude cross of cobbled paths, was "The Blue Boar," the only inn of the place.
He was at the moment about to enter the church through the yard of the smithy, but stopped and frowned a little as he saw his brother's cavernous eyes staring in the same direction.
In the yard of the smithy were standing five or six men mostly in black, one in an inspector's uniform.
The blacksmiths from a neighboring smithy, hearing the sounds of revelry in the tavern and supposing it to have been broken into, wished to force their way in too and a fight in the porch had resulted.
In the far corner was a smithy, where a grimy lad was at work.
The coast seems to be clear, save for that lad in the smithy. Let us slip out and see what we can see."
Against two of the pillars were fastened two great flaring flambeaux, and in the light of these, standing out in the open air, was a large grindstone: a roughly mounted thing which appeared to have hurriedly been brought there from some neighbouring smithy, or other workshop.
And now we are by the smithy, where the fire is blazing, and where the half-naked men are banging with their hammers till the sparks fly about.
Vulcan was very angry when he heard such dreadful news, so he went to his smithy brooding mischief, got his great anvil into its place, and began to forge some chains which none could either unloose or break, so that they might stay there in that place.
"Why, masters," quoth he, "this man is a coquillart, or seller of false relics, and was here in the smithy not two hours ago.
(ll 493-501) Pass by the smithy and its crowded lounge in winter time when the cold keeps men from field work, -- for then an industrious man can greatly prosper his house -- lest bitter winter catch you helpless and poor and you chafe a swollen foot with a shrunk hand.
You see it was to be expected, for though the coal was of a safe kind, that cargo had been so handled, so broken up with handling, that it looked more like smithy coal than any- thing else.