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.
A long, narrow inlet of the sea. Firths are usually the lower part of an estuary, but are sometimes fjords.
- Firth (1909); Oliver Cromwell, by Fred.
- Firth (the best edition, rejecting the spurious Squire papers, 1904); Oliver Cromwell, by F.
- Firth (1902); The Diplomatic Relations between Cromwell and Charles X.
- The estuary of the Urr, known as Rough Firth, is navigable by ships of from 80 to 100 tons, and small vessels can ascend as far as the mouth of Dalbeattie Burn, within a mile of the town.
- From the Solway Firth and 81 m.