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 Pev’eril of the Peak.Phædria [wantonness]. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Pewter.
 
To scour the pewter. To do one’s work.   1
       
“But if she neatly scour her pewter,
Give her the money that is due t’ her.”
       
King: Orpheus and Eurydice.
 


 Pev’eril of the Peak.Phædria [wantonness]. 

 
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