Definition of smithy in English:



  • A blacksmith's workshop; a forge.

    • ‘Sometimes, when someone mentions a blacksmith's forge, I find myself instantaneously back in my childhood, visiting a local smithy.’
    • ‘A smithy was often just outside the wall because of the fire risk a forge represented.’
    • ‘A smithy was also set up where Frank Baldwin produced all the window casements, hinges, and other metalwork.’
    • ‘Earlier I went to the smithy, and the mages there were able to produce new boots for us.’
    • ‘We went from Day's show at the navy's immense old boiler smithy to another former navy site, Base Camp, where Malene Birger held her show.’


Middle English, from Old Norse smithja.