deer fall

1) Branches cut from trees in winter for the deer to eat.

1622 they maie fell deare fall in the freehoulders woods yett maie they carre none of yt awaie, Pickering. This may explain the minor place-name Deere falls, noted in 1540 at Covill Houses, although ‘fall’ has alternative meanings.

dates 1540 1622

Related Content Loading...

Photo by Kreuzschnabel CC BY-SA 3.0