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.

brodesike

Field in the Parish of Oadby

Historical Forms

  • brodesike l.13 Wyg 1379 Wyg
  • Braddesyke 1467×84 LTD
  • Bradsyke 1467×84 LTD
  • Brod ( e ) seke 1467×84 LTD
  • Brodesyke 1467×84 LTD
  • Brodesyke nether ende 1467×84 LTD
  • broade sick 1638 Terrier
  • broad sicke 1661 Terrier

Etymology

brodesike l. 13, 1379, Braddesyke, Bradsyke, Brod (e) seke, Brodesyke, Brodesyke nether ende (v. neoðera, ende) 1467 × 84, Broadsick 1625, 1635 et passim to 1722, broade sick 1638, broad sicke 1661 (v. brād, sík)