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 Ped’agogue (3 syl.)Pedlar’s Acre (Lambeth). 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Pedlar
 
is not a tramp who goes on his feet, as if from the Latin pedes (feet), but a man who carries a ped or hamper without a lid, in which are stored fish or other articles to hawk about the streets. In Norwich there is a place called the Ped-market, where women expose eggs, butter, cheese, etc., in open hampers.   1
 


 Ped’agogue (3 syl.)Pedlar’s Acre (Lambeth). 

 
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