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 Cave of Mammon.Cav’eat Emptor. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Cav’eat (3 syl.)
 
To enter a caveat. To give legal notice that the opponent is not to proceed with the suit in hand until the party giving the notice has been heard; to give a warning or admonition.   1
 


 Cave of Mammon.Cav’eat Emptor. 

 
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