Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A dialectal variant of smithy.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun Prov. Eng. & Scot. A smithy.

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  • noun Scotland, Northern England Alternative form of smithy.

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Examples

  • Their great place of congregating is still some country smiddy, which is also their frequent meeting-place when bent on black-fishing.

    Auld Licht Idylls

  • Their great place of congregating is still some country smiddy, which is also their frequent meeting-place when bent on black-fishing.

    Auld Licht Idyls

  • At a place called "Dick's Tree," not far from Longtown, there still stands the "smiddy" where lived the blacksmith who had the honour of knocking off Kinmont Willie's fetters.

    Stories of the Border Marches

  • Any one of these forges would have been a respectable "smiddy" in a country village.

    The Iron Horse

  • Then later, when the schoolmaster would read from the Inverness Courier to one group after another at the post office and at the "smiddy" (it was only fear of the elder MacPherson, that kept the master from reading it aloud at the kirk door before the service) accounts of the "remarkable playing" of Cameron, the brilliant young "half-back" of the Academy in Edinburgh, the Glen settled down into an assured conviction that it had reached the pinnacle of vicarious glory, and that in all Scotland there was none to compare with their young "chieftain" as, quite ignoring the Captain, they loved to call him.

    Corporal Cameron of the North West Mounted Police; a tale of the Macleod trail

  • News o him yon muckle callant, whistlin at the smiddy door

    Gillie Mor

  • Stumpie's an awfu 'peppery budy, an' though the Smith leuch when he made his joke at the tailor's precentin ', Mertin got as raised as a wasp, and he yattered back -- "You'll maybe be better aff i' the ither place, wi 'your auld horse shune an' your smiddy reek, ye auld acowder ---- "

    My Man Sandy

  • The grub camp, with cook-shed attached, stood in the middle of the clearing; at a little distance was the sleeping camp with the office built against it, and about a hundred yards away on the other side of the clearing stood the stables, and near them the smiddy.

    The Boy Scouts Book of Campfire Stories

  • The song was sung and recited in the streets, at the smiddy, in bothies, and by firesides, to the shaking of fists and the grinding of teeth.

    Auld Licht Idylls

  • The song was sung and recited in the streets, at the smiddy, in bothies, and by firesides, to the shaking of fists and the grinding of teeth.

    Auld Licht Idyls

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