Firth

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English linguist who contributed to linguistic semantics and to prosodic phonology and who was noted for his insistence on studying both sound and meaning in context (1890-1960)

a long narrow estuary (especially in Scotland)

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The end is, that this person, whoever he may be, was cleverly turned back southward on a false scent before the men in my employment crossed the Firth.
Do you know--I've been looking it up--the Firth Of Clyde, where all the steel ships are built, isn't half as wide as Oakland Creek down there, where all those old hulks lie?
The little village of Ecclefechan was about six miles from the Solway Firth, among the pasture lands of the bale of Annan.
Through the foam of the firth, man makes his perilous way;
Police have appealed for witnesses but believe the Firths were killed as they climbed out of their Ford Focus.
David and Sally Firth were struck by two cars when they made a trip to visit a Sheffield church.