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le wyʒesike

Field in the Parish of Seaton

Historical Forms

  • le wyʒesike Hy4 Rental

Etymology

le wyʒesike Hy 4(the first el. is poss. wigga'a beetle' used of the water-beetle, v. sík,cf. Wye sike in Ryhall f.ns.(b)).