1) A near male connection by marriage, as a brother-in-law or son-in-law.

The word occurs commonly in by-names, occasionally as a simplex: 1381 William Magh, East Riding, but more commonly as a suffix linked to a personal name: 1316 William Julianemough, Hipperholme

1377-8 allocatur ... Willelmo Adymagh, Bolton Priory

1397 Thomas Raumogh, Letwell. One possible earlier example is: 1297 John Maufe, Hipperholme.

dates 1297 1316 1377-1378 1381 1397

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