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Posted By: Barbara
29-Oct-02 - 12:10 PM
Thread Name: Origins: Ilkey Moor Batat, What does it mean?
Subject: RE: Origins: Ilkey Moor Batat, What does it mean?
I thought it was "baht 'at"; "baht" being Yorkshire for "without" and "'at" was "hat". Possibly it's "bah=bar", "'t=the" and "'at=hat"; which would make "bah't 'at=bar the hat".
Blessings,
Barbara