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 Junk.Junner. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Jun’ket.
 
Curded cream with spice, etc.; any dainty. The word is the Italian giuncata (curd or cream cheese), so called because carried on junk or bulrushes (giúnco).   1
       
“You know there wants no junkets at the feast.”
       
Shakespeare: Taming of the Shrew, iii. 2.
 


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