Origin of firthMiddle English from Old Norse fjörthr, akin to Old English ford, ford
A long, narrow inlet of the sea.
Origin of firthMiddle English furth from Old Norse fjördhr ; see per-2 in Indo-European roots.
- The burgh, which stretches for a mile along the south shore of the Firth of Forth, is intersected by the Esk and embraces the village of Fisherrow on the left bank of the river.
- It lies on the southern shore of the Firth of Forth, 17 m.
- Firth, Cromwell, p. 324.2 John Morley, Oliver Cromwell, p. 393.
- Firth (1888).
- Firth (1900); Oliver Cromwell, by J.