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Full record: Leeming

County Yorkshire
Transcript l[ymin]g
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Etymology originally a river-name, derived from British *lemanio, cognate with OIr leamh, 'elm-tree'
Translation
Earlier editors lymyng (OS 1935); lyming (Parsons)
Early Maps
Overwritten no
Attested spelling Magna Lymynge 1576 FF; all earlier attestations have the first element in the form Lem-