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English (southeastern): topographic name arising from a misdivision
of Middle English atten (e)ye which means either ‘at the river’
or ‘at the island’, from Old English ea ‘river’ and
eg ‘island’ respectively. Both these words were feminine in
Old English, and so should have been preceded only by Middle English