1) The lime tree or the wood of the lime tree, also called the linden.

It is found in early place-names, e.g. 1190-1202 Lyndholme, Hatfield and also in the description of a boundary between Silkstone and Barnsley: c.1090 per arborem quandam que vocatur Anglice Lind. In 1337, offences in Sowerby wood near Halifax included the illegal taking of lynde for making sadeltres. Small amounts appear to have been imported from the Baltic: 1465 2 M waynskottes … 3 C claphoult … 12 lyndbordes, Hull.

dates 1090 1190-1202 1337 1465

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