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ancient name appellation arrond barony Bowditch says called chapelry Cock comm Cornish Cornish name Cornwall Devon diminutive Domesday Dorset dwelling English name Essex Ferguson says Ferguson thinks formerly found as U. S. found in Bowditch found in H. R. found written French name Gael German names Hazard Hazlefoot Hence doubtless hill Ille-et-Vilaine Irish name J. M. Kemble Kent Landnamabok Latinised Legg local name compounded Lower says Lower thinks market town Martinvast meadow Mulfra name compounded name ending name found name of parishes name of places nickname Norfolk Normandy O. G. names parish co parish of England parish of Ireland parish of Scotland patronymic Penny Penwith Hundred Perhaps sometimes personal name probable corruption probably derived Registrar-General's List root Saxon Sceaf Scotland signifies Smallbone Somerset surname thinks this name Thurgot town of France township U. S. name Ugley Wass whence Winfarthing word York
102 ページ - At Preston, before the passing of the Reform Bill in 1832, every person who had a cottage with a chimney, and used the latter, had a vote, and was called a smoker.
2 ページ - Patronymica Britannica ; a dictionary of the family names of the United Kingdom. 443p.i por.Q. Lond. 1860. John Russell Smith 253. 929.4 qLgs Hozier, Louis Pierre d' & Hozier de Serigny, Antoine Marie d'.
100 ページ - Slack, slak, slake, an opening in the higher part of a hill or mountain, where it becomes less steep, and forms a sort of pass ; a gap or narrow pass between two hills or mountains.
39 ページ - Records, he lias the alias of JOSEPH GALLON, — that having been his popular name. PLAMBOECK, in some of our conveyances, became PLUMBACK. These are names in a transition state. So likewise a Spanish boy, having the Christian name of BENITO, pronounced Beneeto, who shipped with Юr.
21 ページ - COLLEUGE.— -These names have no reference to a University. Lower says, in the north of England any court or group of cottages having a common entrance from the street is called a college. The last syllable however may be from ledge, a ridge of rocks near the surface of the sea. Cf. Cumberledge, Routledge, &c." Of course they have nothing to do with " a University," and it is mere inaccuracy to imagine any such thing.
20 ページ - Coffee I take to be the same as Coifi, the name of a converted heathen priest who, on the reception of Christianity by the people of Northumbria, undertook the demolition of the ancient fanes. It has been asserted that this is not an Anglo-Saxon but a Cymric name, and that it denotes in Welsh a Druid, but Mr. Kemble has shown that it is an adjective formed from cuf, strenuous, and means the bold or active one.
77 ページ - It occurs in Nominale MS. PISTER. To whisper. Exmoor. PISTOL. A swaggering fellow. Perhaps from pistdlfo, explained by Florio, " a roguing begger, a cantler, an upright man that liveth by cosenage.
7 ページ - Barnakal was a surname, or a nickname, given to a celebrated Norwegian pirate, named Olver, who, setting his face against the then fashionable amusement of tossing children on spears, was christened by his companions, to show their sense of his odd scruples, Barnakarl, "baby's old man.