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firth (furth) noun

Scots. A long, narrow inlet of the sea.

[Middle English furth, from Old Norse fjordhr.]

"Then they sailed away to the eastward off the land and into the mouth of the adjoining firth and to a headland, which projected into the sea there, and which was entirely covered with woods." Thorharson, Jon, Voyages To Vinland (Translation: Reeves, A. M.), Great Works of Literature, 1 Jan 1992.

This week's theme: words about ocean and seas.

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He who listens to truth is not less than he who utters truth. -Khalil Gibran (1883-1931) [Sand and Foam]


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