] for five pieces of silver." This "hariyonim" was a plant called chickpea, a common article of food still sold to pilgrims on their way to Mecca.

"In Damascus there are many tradesmen whose sole occupation is preparing [hariyonim] for sale. They have always been esteemed as provision meet for a lengthy journey, and are a necessary part of the outfit of all who travel in the remote parts of Syria and Asia Minor."- Bible Flowers, p. 71.
Dover (A). A réchauffé or cooked food done over again. In the professional slang of English cooks a resurrection dish is still called a dover (do over again).

Dover When Dover and Calais meet - i.e. never.
   A jack of Dover. A "jack" is a small drinking vessel made of waxed leather, and a "jack of Dover" is a bottle of wine made up of fragments of opened bottles. It is customary to pour the refuse into a bottle, cork it up, and sell it as a fresh bottle. This is called dovering, a corruption of do-over, because the cork is done over with wax or resin.

"Many a jack of Dover hast thou sold."
Chaucer: Coke's Prologue.
Dovers (Stock Exchange term). The South-Eastern railway shares. The line runs to Dover. (See Claras; Stock Exchange Slang.)

Dovercot or Dovercourt. A confused gabble; a Babel. According to legend, Dover Court church, in Essex, once possessed a cross that spoke; and Foxe says the crowd to the church was so great "that no man could shut the door." The confusion of this daily throng gave rise to the term.

"And now the rood of Dovercot did speak,
Confirming his opinions to be true."
Collier of Croydon.
Dovetail Metaphorically, to fit on or fit in nicely; to correspond. It is a word in carpentry, and means the fitting one board into another by a tenon in the shape of a dove's tail, or wedge reversed.

  By PanEris using Melati.

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