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firth or frith, Scottish term applied to an arm of the sea, usually an estuary or strait. For Firth of Clyde, see Clyde; for Firth of Forth, see Forth.

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firth / fər[unvoicedth]/ • n. a narrow inlet of the sea; an estuary.

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firth XV. orig. Sc. — ON. fjǫrðr FIORD.

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firth See FIARD.

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firthberth, birth, dearth, earth, firth, girth, mirth, Perth, worth •stillbirth • childbirth • afterbirth •Edgeworth • Hepworth • Ellsworth •Whitworth • halfpennyworth •Bosworth • jobsworth • Iorwerth

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