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Subject: Re: Strickland
Author: Anon.   (guest)
Date: May 20, 2004 at 2:15 PM
Reply to: Strickland by Sagani

It is a variant of Stirkeland. This is simply stirk + land. Stirk today still means 'a young bullock or heifer, usually between 1 and 2 years old'. (OED)

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