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Smithy

smithy

The workshop of a smith, especially. A blacksmith; a smithery; a stithy.

Alternative forms: smiddy] Under a spreading chestnut tree The village smithy stands. (Lonfellow)

Origin: AS. Smie, fr. Smi; akin to D. Smidse, smids, OHG. Smitta, G. Schmiede, Icel. Smija. See Smith.


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