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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Trafa Meat.
 
Meat prohibited as food by Jews from some ritual defect. It was sold cheap to general butchers, but at one time the law forbade the sale. In 1285 Roger de Lakenham, of Norwich, was fined for selling “Trafa meat.”   1
 


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