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Petty Cuʹry (Cambridge)

means “The Street of Cooks.” It is called Parva Cokeʹria in a deed dated 13 Edward III. Probably at one time it was part of the Market Hall. It is a mistake to derive Cury from Ecurie. Dr. Pegge derives it from curaʹre, to cure or dress food.

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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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