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Cock-pit

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The judicial committee of the privy council is so called, because the council-room is built on the old cock-pit of Whitehall palace.

Great consultations at the cockpit about battles, duels, victories, and what not.”—Poor Robin’s Almanack, 1730.

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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