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the short ( e )

Field in the Parish of Rearsby

Historical Forms

  • the short ( e ) 1601 Terrier 1612 Terrier 1625 Terrier


the short (e) 1601, 1612, 1625 (v. sc (e) ort; the adj. is used as a sb. for' a short piece of land', cf. the longe, supra)