Definition of hithe in English:

hithe

Line breaks: hithe
Pronunciation: /hʌɪð
 
/
(also hythe)

noun

[often in place names]
  • A landing place or small port for ships or boats.
    More example sentences
    • There was a line of hithes in Cambridge between Magdalene Bridge and the Newnham Mill Pool.
    • I forbid any boat to ply at any hithe of Cambridgeshire.
    • It was in the neighbourhood of the hithe where garlic was sold for the use of the inhabitants of London.

Origin

Old English hȳþ, of unknown origin.

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