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Survey of English Place-Names

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( Lt ) Zales

Field in the Parish of Melbury Osmond

Historical Forms

  • 1838 TA
  • claus ' voc ' Sale 1398 HarlCh

Etymology

(Lt) Zales(claus' voc' Sale 1398, from s(e)alh(dat.sg. s(e)ale)'willow', cf. the f.n.(Lt) Hosals supra).