john firth








noun

  1. John Rupert,1890–1960, English linguist.

noun

  1. a relatively narrow inlet of the sea, esp in Scotland
n.

“arm of the sea, estuary of a river,” early 15c., Scottish, from Old Norse fjörðr (see fjord).

  1. A long, narrow inlet of the sea. Firths are usually the lower part of an estuary, but are sometimes fjords.

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