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Dorset

Once the seat of a British tribe, calling themselves Dwr-trigs (water-dwellers). The Romans colonised the settlement, and Latinised Dwr-trigs into Duro-triges. Lastly came the Saxons, and translated the original words into their own tongue, dor-sætta (water-dwellers).

Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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