Medieval Scottish Submitted Place Names

These names were used by medieval Scottish peoples.
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LEITH(Settlement & River)Scottish, Medieval Scottish
The name of a river (Water of Leith) and the settlement at it's mouth, near Edinburgh, Scotland. The name is likely of Cumbric origin and is likely cognate with the Welsh word laith, meaning 'damp, moist'.