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Abbreviations

Source:
A Dictionary of British Place Names

Abbreviations

Anglo-Scand.

Anglo-Scandinavian

c.

circa (‘approximately’)

cent.

century

db

Domesday Book (includes Great Domesday, Little Domesday, and Exon Domesday)

eModE

early Modern English (the English language c.1500–c.1650)

EPNS

English Place Name Society

ME

Middle English (the English language c.1100–c.1500)

MIrish

Middle Irish

ModE

Modern English

OCornish

Old Cornish

OE

Old English (the English language c.450–c.1100)

OFrench

Old French

OGaelic

Old Gaelic

OGerman

Old German

OIrish

Old Irish

OScand.

Old Scandinavian (the language of the Vikings, comprising Old Danish and Old Norse)

OWelsh

Old Welsh

pers. name

personal name

Scand.

Scandinavian

St

Saint