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Survey of English Place-Names

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( on ) weardstige

Field in the Parish of Eynsham

Historical Forms

  • ( on ) weardstige 1005 Eynsh

Etymology

(on) weardstige(the elements are weard,'watch, guard,' and stīg,'path'; the sense of the compound is uncertain)