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Malham - The hollows, 'malr' means 'shaped like a sack' which pobably refers to the cove.
Malhamdale - The valley near the coves (Old Norse), 'malr' means shaped like a sack which pobably refers to the cove.
Masongill - The ravine frequented by birds of the tit family (Old Norse)
Mastiles - The marshy track (Old English). Strictly refers to the lane from Kilnsey to Malham Tarn.
Middleham - The middle homestead (Old English)
Mossdale - The boggy valley (Old Norse)
Moughton - The hill with a pile of stones or a cairn (Old English)
Muker - The small cultivated field (Old Norse)



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