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Survey of English Place-Names

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on wyndrede dic

Field in the Parish of Shaftesbury

Historical Forms

  • on wyndrede dic 958 ShaftR
  • of þare diche 958 ShaftR

Etymology

on wyndrede dic, of þare diche 958(15)(v. dīc'ditch'; the first part of the name is obscure)