1) From the verb ‘to sage’, the dialect equivalent of ‘sawn’.

1658 sagon timber aboute the house, Beckwith

1689 new Sagen bords and 2 ash baukes, Ł3, Barnoldswick

1693 all the sagen wood and riven speakes, Holmfirth. In the Colne Bridge forge accounts for 1729 are entries for lordings and polls felling and saiging.

dates 1658 1689 1729

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