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 ReceiptReck his own Rede (To). 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Recipe (3 syl.), Receipt.
 
Recpe is Latin for take, and contracted into R is used in doctor’s prescriptions. The dash through the R is an abbreviated form of &jupiter;, the symbol of Jupiter, and R means Recpe, deo volente.   1
 


 ReceiptReck his own Rede (To). 

 
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