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Subject: Re: [NCGRANVI] Knap of Reeds
Date: Wed, 10 Oct 2007 02:12:00 +0000

The Knap of Reeds Creek was most likely named for some local geographic feature of the time..... Scottish in origin, the word, Knap, means: hillock, knoll, rounded knob, lump, or bump. Reeds, of course, are grass-like plants growing in shallow water or on marshy ground, or a knap.....

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From: "Nola Duffy" <>

> Does anyone on the list know the origins of the name of Knap
> of Reeds?
> Nola
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