meaning of lith

lith meaning in General Dictionary

A joint or limb a division a member a part formed by growth and articulated to or symmetrical with other parts

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  • 3d pers sing pres of Lie to recline for lieth
  • Combining forms fr Gr liqos a stone used chiefly in naming minerals and rocks
  • 3d pers. sing. pres. of Lie, to recline, for lieth.
  • A joint or limb; a division; an associate; part formed by development, and articulated to, or symmetrical with, other parts.

lith meaning in Etymology Dictionary

"combined, limb," Old English li


lith meaning in General Dictionary

3d pers. sing. pres. of Lie, to recline, for lieth.

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  • (n.) A joint or limb; a division; a part; a component formed by development, and articulated to, or symmetrical with, other parts.

Sentence Examples with the word lith

Of the b and a classes from the earliest period to the 9th century inclusive are numbered 1 to 49; those of the 10th century 50 to 99; for the later centuries numbers of three figures are used, and the choice is made so that the figure in the hundreds' place indicates the century, 1 meaning lith century, meaning 12th century, and so on; to all these numbers the appropriate letter, if it be 5 or a, must be always prefixed, but if it be only when there is any chance of ambiguity.

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