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Survey of English Place-Names

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be wirtrume

Field in the Parish of Compton Abbas

Historical Forms

  • be wirtrume 956 ShaftR 1842 TA

Etymology

be wirtrume(2 ×)(v. wyrt-truma'root, root-stock', -e representing either dat.sg. -an ordat.pl. -um).