Lithy
Lithy Lith"ya. [See {Lithe}.] Easily bent; pliable. [1913 Webster]

{Lithy tree} (Bot.), a European shrub ({Viburnum Lantana}); -- so named from its tough and flexible stem. [1913 Webster]


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  • lithy — ˈlīthē, ˈlithē, i adjective ( er/ est) Etymology: Middle English lethy, lithy; akin to Middle High German ledic, ledec free, unhindered, Old Norse lithugr, and perhaps to Old English lith limb more at lith now dialect England : easily bent :… …   Useful english dictionary

  • lithy — /luy dhee/, adj. Archaic. lithe; supple; flexible. [bef. 1000; ME lethi, OE lithig, akin to D, G ledig empty, Icel lithugu free, nimble] * * * …   Universalium

  • Lithy tree — Lithy Lith ya. [See {Lithe}.] Easily bent; pliable. [1913 Webster] {Lithy tree} (Bot.), a European shrub ({Viburnum Lantana}); so named from its tough and flexible stem. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • Viburnum Lantana — Lithy Lith ya. [See {Lithe}.] Easily bent; pliable. [1913 Webster] {Lithy tree} (Bot.), a European shrub ({Viburnum Lantana}); so named from its tough and flexible stem. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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