Phantassie

Phantassie WMS S NT308963 1 385 50m

Fantasy 1856 OS 6 inch 1st edn.

? G fàn + ? G taise

? ‘Slope of softness, i.e. wetness’, according to Watson 1926, 142, although Dwelly does not list taise as a noun, but rather taisead, from OIr. taise. Besides modern G tais ‘damp’, there is also taiseach, which might equally have supplied the specific here. The lack of early forms, however, make this analysis highly dubious. The root tais- is more certainly found in Teasses CER.

This place-name appeared in printed volume 1