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 Knights of the Pencil.Knights o’ the Post. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Knights of the Pestle or Knights of the Pestle and Mortar.
 
Apothecaries or druggists, whose chief instrument is the pestle and mortar, used in compounding medicines.   1
 


 Knights of the Pencil.Knights o’ the Post. 

 
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