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 Carat of Gold.Carbineer’ 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Caraway.
 
Latin, carum, from Caria in Asia Minor, whence the seeds were imported.   1
        “Nay, you shall see my orchard, where in an arbour we will eat a last year’s pippin of my own graffing, with a dish of caraways.”—Shakespeare: 2 Henry IV., v. 3 (Justice Shallow to Falstaff).
 


 Carat of Gold.Carbineer’ 

 
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