Thanks to everyone who contributed to the dialect words for paths and streams. I have put them all onto a wordle here. I am sure there are at least as many again. Because both paths and streams were thoroughfares in days gone by (streams taking the lowest point in their course were sure ways of having an easy walk if there was no footpath) they would be important talking points.
Just as we tend to talk about our motorway journeys travellers would talk about their walking journeys too. What a pity it would be if these dialect words died out; they are so colourful.
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