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 Domestic.Domiciliary Visit (A). 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Domestic Poultry,
 
in Dryden’s Hind and Panther, means the Roman Catholic clergy. So called from an establishment of priests in the private chapel at White-hall. The nuns are termed “sister partlet with her hooded head.”   1
 


 Domestic.Domiciliary Visit (A). 

 
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