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Witney (Oxfordshire)

is the Anglo-Saxon Witen-ey, the island of Wisemen—i.e. of the Witenagemot or national parliament.

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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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