m (-n/-n) Andover, a market town in the northwest of Hampshire built on the east bank of the river Ande or Anton; Simon Durham writes it Andeafara, = Ande-éa-fara, a farer over the river Ande, on the bank of which Andover is built; From about 1395, from the present name Andover, = Ande-ófer, Ande the river Ande, and ófer, a margin, bank, that is a town on the bank of the river Ande

Old to modern English dictionary. 2013.

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