-ies
Smithery Smith"er*y (sm[i^]th"[~e]r*[y^]), n.; pl. {-ies} (-[i^]z). 1. The workshop of a smith; a smithy or stithy. [1913 Webster]

2. Work done by a smith; smithing. [1913 Webster]

The din of all his smithery may some time or other possibly wake this noble duke. --Burke. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”