Place of shelter for boats; a mooring or landing place on a river; hence its use in placenames, e.g. Hythe and Smallhythe.

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  • Hithe — (h[imac][th]), n. [AS. h[=y][eth]. Cf. {Hide} to conceal.] A port or small haven; used in composition; as, Lambhithe, now Lambeth. Pennant. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • hithe — landing place (archaic, but still found in place names), from O.E. hyð landing place, especially one on a river or creek, cognate with O.S. huth …   Etymology dictionary

  • hithe — ˈhīth, th noun ( s) Etymology: Middle English hythe, from Old English hȳth; akin to Old Saxon hūth port : a small port or harbor especially on a river now used chiefly in place names …   Useful english dictionary

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