Stythe
Stythe Stythe, n. (Mining) Choke damp. [1913 Webster]

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  • Damp (mining) — Historically, gases (other than breathable air) in coal mines in Britain were collectively known as damps . This comes from the Middle Low German word dampf (meaning vapour ), and was in use by 1480 [1]. Damps included: After damp, a mixture of… …   Wikipedia

  • styth — noun or stythe ˈstīth, th ( s) Etymology: probably alteration of stife dialect Britain : blackdamp …   Useful english dictionary

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