This "fleet" business

Charles Butler hannibal at thegates.fsbusiness.co.uk
Fri May 2 05:40:19 EDT 2003


Kathleen's definition from the
> > OED "flete/fleet as a place where water flows/creek/run of water
(earliest
> > use: c893)" makes me think this is another of the "River River" names,
like
> > all the River Avons.

I checked in my Oxford Dictionary of Place Names, and you're right.

Charlie

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