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 Pecker.Peck’sniff. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Peckham.
 
All holiday at Peckham.i.e. no appetite, not peckish; a pun on the word peck, as going to Bedfordshire is a pun on the word bed.   1
   Going to Peckham. Going to dinner.   2
 


 Pecker.Peck’sniff. 

 
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