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 Cu’par.Cupboard Love. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Cupar Justice.
 
Same as “Jedburgh Justice,” hang first and try afterwards. Abingdon Law is another phrase. It is said that Major-General Brown, of Abingdon, in the Commonwealth, first hanged his prisoners and then tried them.   1
 


 Cu’par.Cupboard Love. 

 
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