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thwaite

CIDE DICTIONARY

thwaiten. 
     The twaite.  [1913 Webster]
thwaiten. [CF. Icel. a piece of land, fr. to cut. See Thwite, and cf. Doit, and Twaite land cleared of woods.].
     Forest land cleared, and converted to tillage; an assart.  [1913 Webster]
    " Thwaite occurs in composition as the last element in many names of places in the north of England; as, in Rosthwaite, Stonethwaite."  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

thwaite, n. Brit. dial. a piece of wild land made arable.

Usage
Now usually only in place-names.
Etymology
ON thveit(i) paddock, rel. to OE thwitan to cut

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