sceamol

sceamol, m.n: a bench, stool.

The word remains in the form ‘shambles’, properly stalls or benches on which butchers expose meat for sale. When you find the word ‘shambles’ as a place-name, it was probably where the butchers were located in a medieval village.

the-shambles-7[2]

3 thoughts on “sceamol

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.