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Dorset

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Once the seat of a British tribe, calling themselves Dwr-trigs (water-dwellers). The Romans colonised the settlement, and Latinised Dwr-trigs into Duro-trigës. Lastly came the Saxons, and translated the original words into their own tongue, dor-sætta (water-dwellers).

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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