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Wiltʹshire (2 syl.)

is Wilton-shire, Wilton being a contraction of Wily-town (the town on the river Wily).

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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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Will not when They may
William
William L
Willie-Wastle (the child’s game)
Willow
Willow Garland
Willow Pattern
Willy-nilly
Wilmington
Wilt or Welk
Wiltshire
Winchester
Wind Egg
Winds
Windfall
Windmills
Windmill Street
Window. (Norwegian, vindue.)
Wine
Wine
Wine-month. (Anglo-Saxon, Win-monath.)

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Wiltshire