It's wett Linen (not west). Stealing wet linen off a washing-line was a common offence. Not sure of the last word, though.
ADDED - perhaps something like ...off a ledge...(?)
I see - an Edge? in..... Can't figure out the last letter of that word. "off a ledge" makes more sense but I can't see that either.
England: Archer, Bailey, Bates, Blower, Bosworth, Court, Hicklin, Orton, Palmer, Robbins, Sedgwick, Smith, Stevenson, Stone, Varnam, Wakelin, Walker
Canada: Archer, Walker, Spencer, Shepherd
South Africa: Risley