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John firth

[furth] /fɜrθ/

John Rupert, 1890–1960, English linguist.
a relatively narrow inlet of the sea, esp in Scotland

“arm of the sea, estuary of a river,” early 15c., Scottish, from Old Norse fjörðr (see fjord).
A long, narrow inlet of the sea. Firths are usually the lower part of an estuary, but are sometimes fjords.


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