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Worcester (Woostʹ-er)

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A contraction of Wicii-ware-ceaster (the camptown of the Wicii people). Ware means people, and Wicii was a tribe name.

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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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