Spernic (EN) / Spernek (KW)

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Elements: 

spernek

Meaning: 
thorny
Elements notes: 
<spernek> ‘thorny’
Historic forms: 
Carn Spernack 1813 (Weatherhill) Sparnick 1848 (cliff)(Johns, 1848, p36) Carn Sparnack 1866 (Weatherhill) Sparnack Cove 1866 (Weatherhill) Carn Spernic 1907 (coastal)(OS, 25”, 1907) Spernic Cove 1907 (OS, 25”, 1907) Carn Spernic 1908 (OS, 1908) Spernic Cove 1908 (OS, 1908) Spernic Cove 1948 (Gover, 1948) Spernic Cove 1974 (OS, 1974) Spernic Cove 1996 (OS, 1:25000, 1996) Spernic Cove 2016 (OS, 2016) Spernic (undated) (Weatherhill)