Stith Stith, n. [Icel. ste[eth]i an anvil, akin to sta[eth]r place. See {Stead}.] An anvil; a stithy. [Obs. or Prov. Eng.] [1913 Webster]

He invented also pincers, hammers, iron crows, and the anvil, or stith. --Holland. [1913 Webster]

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