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1 Variants are Piedpoudre and Piepowder (from Old French pied puidreaux, a pedlar or petty chapman frequenting markets and fairs). It was a court of record by which the owner of a toll could, through his steward, make on-the-spot decisions regarding disputes and offences relating to fairs and markets. Editor.
2 That is 'On Saturday Week', sennight being a contraction of seven nights (cf. fortnight)

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