lith
Pronunciation
  • (British) IPA: /liθ/
Noun

lith (plural liths)

  1. (UK dialectal) A limb; any member of the body.
  2. (UK dialectal) A joint; a segment or symmetrical part or division.
    lith and limb;  out of lith
    • 1485, Sir Thomas Malory, [http://quod.lib.umich.edu/c/cme/MaloryWks2/1:5.13?rgn=div2;view=fulltext chapter xiij], in Le Morte Darthur, book III:
      he departed with the lady / & brouȝt 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
  3. (Scotland) A segment of an orange, or similar fruit.
Noun

lith (uncountable)

  1. Property.
Noun

lith (plural liths)

  1. (UK dialectal) A gate; a gap in a fence.
Noun

lith (plural liths)

  1. (sciences, informal) coccolith



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