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 Wig (A).Wight (Isle of) 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Wig.
 
War (Anglo-Saxon). The word enters into many names of places, as Wigan in Lancashire, where Arthur is said to have routed the Saxons.   1
 


 Wig (A).Wight (Isle of) 

 
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