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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Want or Went.
 
A road. Thus “the four-want way,” the spot where four roads meet. Chaucer uses the expression “a privie went” (private road), etc.   1
 


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