The field or place of slaughter. The phrase is used in *ASC after a battle. [OldEngl. wasl = slaughter, the dead + stow = place] -
Cf. Stow

Dictionary of Medieval Terms and Phrases. .

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  • Stow — A place or locality; also a place with religious or holy associations. Cf. Stoc; Waelstow …   Dictionary of Medieval Terms and Phrases

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