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 Ordeal.Order of the Cockle. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Order!
 
When members of the House of Commons and other debaters call out Order, they mean that the person speaking is transgressing the rules of the House.   1
 


 Ordeal.Order of the Cockle. 

 
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