Definitions

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  • n. A ford.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A ford.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. An obsolete form of rithe.

Etymologies

Compare Anglo-Saxon word for "brook". (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Later I learned from Ghak, who had finally come to his tribesmen and returned with a party to rescue me, that the ryth, as it is called, pursued the Sagoths until it had exterminated the entire band.

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  • (Letter 472), May 1463, "he prayid hym that he wold don for hym in hys mater, and gaf hym a reward; and withinne ryth short tym after, his mater sped."

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  • Le t Ne llie h a ve h e r s a y Lis t or s pe a k out loud, e ve ryth ing Ne g a tive Ne llie is te lling you a b out wh y you c a nnot a c c omplis h your g oa ls …

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  • -- "Your ryth wele willers have kounselyd me that I xuld kownsell you to maken other menys than ye have made, to other folks, that wold spede your matyrs better than they have done thatt ye have spoken to therof" (ed by James

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  • B ook Ke e p ing P a yro ll Client Testimonial "E ve ryth ing th a t we c ould've e ve r a s ke d for, SOAIS delivered.

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