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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Petty Cu’ry (Cambridge)
 
means “The Street of Cooks.” It is called Parva Coke’ria in a deed dated 13 Edward III. Probably at one time it was part of the Market Hall. It is a mistake to derive Cury from Ecurie. Dr. Pegge derives it from cura’re, to cure or dress food.   1
 


 Petto.Peutinge’rian Map. 

 
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