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Shropshire

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A contraction of Shrewsbury-shire, the Saxon Scrobbesburh (shrub-borough), corrupted by the Normans into Sloppes-burie, whence our Salop.

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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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