Complete Definition of "hythe"

English

Etymology
Old English hyþ|hȳþ.

Pronunciation
IPA: /h惻̡/

Noun
hythe (obsolete or archaic)

  1. a landing-place in a river; a harbour or small port

#:*1954: On the bank of the Silverlode, at some distance up from the meeting of the streams, there was a hythe of white stones and white wood. By it were moored many boats and barges. â JRR Tolkien, The Fellowship of the Ring

Alternative spellings
hithe

ru:hythe

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