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 Court Plaster.Court of Pie-powder. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Court of Love.
 
A judicial court for deciding affairs of the heart, established in Provence during the palmy days of the Troubadours. The following is a case submitted to their judgment: A lady listened to one admirer, squeezed the hand of another, and touched with her toe the foot of a third. Query, Which of these three was the favoured suitor?   1
 


 Court Plaster.Court of Pie-powder. 

 
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