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 Pons Asino’rum.Pontiff 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Pontefract Cakes.
 
Liquorice lozenges impressed with a castle; so called from being made at Pontefract.   1
       
“Pont’efract” pronounce “Pomfret.”
 


 Pons Asino’rum.Pontiff 

 
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