wich

noun
variants: or wych \ˈwich, ˈwīch\

Definition of wich

plural -es
dialectal, England

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Origin and Etymology of wich

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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