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What is the meaning of -wyck in such a name as "Manor of Rensselaerwyck"?

Question #118753. Asked by flem-ish.
Last updated Dec 21 2016.

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..wyck (pronounced vaik), meaning a quarter, ward, or district, or a retreat or refuge. (Dutch)


Response last updated by satguru on Dec 21 2016.
Nov 16 2010, 11:36 AM
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Nov 16 2010, 11:47 AM
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So it is another (Dutch) -wick than English wick in Wickham, Wicklow. link

Wijk/Wick= village. (satguru)

Response last updated by satguru on Dec 21 2016.
Nov 16 2010, 5:24 PM
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