English Place-name Society

Survey of English Place-Names

A county-by-county guide to the linguistic origins of England’s place-names – a project of the English Place-Name Society, founded 1923.

Slick beard

Field in the Parish of Child Okeford

Historical Forms

  • 1839 TA

Etymology

Slick beard(identical in origin to the f.n. Sleek Beard in the adjacent par.of Shillingstone 2242, sleek being a variant of slick from slicu'smooth')