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Survey of English Place-Names

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the mochewhetelond ' et … the lytell '

Field in the Parish of Fontmell Magna

Historical Forms

  • the mochewhetelond ' et … the lytell ' 1395 MiltRoll
  • the Mochewhytelonde 1395 MiltC

Etymology

the mochewhetelond' etthe lytell' 1395(e15), the Mochewhytelonde 1395(v. land, mycel'big', lȳtel'little'; themedial el. may be hwǣte'wheat' or hwīt'white')