variants or wych
plural -es
dialectal, England

Word History


Middle English witz, from Old English wīch, wīc, from -wīch, -wīc -wich (suffix of place-names, as in Northwich, Middlewich, districts of England associated with salt manufacturing), from wīc dwelling place, village, town (farm)

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“Wich.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/wich. Accessed 26 May. 2024.

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