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Lith vs Lithy - What's the difference?

lith | lithy |

As a noun lith

is a limb; any member of the body or lith can be owndom; property or lith can be a gate; a gap in a fence.

As an adjective lithy is

easily bent; pliable.



Etymology 1

From (etyl) lith, lyth, from (etyl) .

Alternative forms

* (l)


(en noun)
  • A limb; any member of the body.
  • A joint; a segment or symmetrical part or division.
  • :
  • *:
  • *:he departed with the lady / & brou?t her to Camelot / Soo as they rode in a valey it was ful of stones / and there the ladyes hors stumbled and threwe her doun that her arme was sore brysed and nere she swouned for payne / Allas syr sayd the lady myn arme is oute of lythe wher thorow I must nedes reste me
  • (label) A segment of an orange, or similar fruit.
  • Etymology 2

    From (etyl) lith, . More at (l).


  • Owndom; property.
  • Etymology 3

    From (etyl) *. More at (l).


    (en noun)
  • A gate; a gap in a fence.
  • Anagrams

    * ----



    Alternative forms

    * (dialectal)


    (en adjective)
  • Easily bent; pliable.