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 Peculiars (The Court of).Pecuniary. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Pecu’lium.
 
My own peculium. Private and individual property or possession. The Roman slaves were allowed to acquire property, over which their masters had no right or control; this was called their pecu’lium.   1
 


 Peculiars (The Court of).Pecuniary. 

 
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