frith definition

  • noun:
    • Scots A firth.
    • Peace; protection.
    • Sanctuary, asylum.
    • a wood, woodland, forest; undergrowth, brushwood
    • Alternative kind of firth.
    • A narrow arm associated with the ocean; an estuary; the opening of a river into the sea. Also called firth.
    • A kind of weir for getting fish.
    • A forest; a woody destination.
    • A small industry removed from a common, by inclosing it; an inclosure.
    • serenity; protection; freedom from molestation.
    • A treaty or arrangement of peace made between two contending kingdoms or areas.
    • A piece of land inclosed the preservation of online game; a park or woodland for online game; therefore, a forest or woody devote basic; a hedge; a coppice.
    • A small field taken out of a standard.
    • surface overgrown with bushes or underwood; a field that has been obtained from woods.
    • A narrow supply associated with the water; an estuary; the orifice of a river into the water: used especially in Scotland only, where firth may be the commoner form: as, the Firth of Forth; the Frith of Clyde.
    • some sort of weir for getting seafood; a kind of web.
  • verb:
    • to guard; guard.
    • To inclose; fence in, as a forest or park.
  • others:
    • to safeguard; guard.
    • To inclose; fence in, as a forest or playground.

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