Blithe (?), a. [AS. blie blithe, kind; akin to Goth. bleis kind, Icel. blir mild, gentle, Dan. & Sw. blid gentle, D. blijd blithe, OHG. blidi kind, blithe.]

Gay; merry; sprightly; joyous; glad; cheerful; as, a blithe spirit.

The blithe sounds of festal music. Prescott.

A daughter fair, So buxom, blithe, and debonair. Milton.


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