according to Cocker


according to Cocker
quite correct, entirely correct

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • COCKER, EDWARD —    an arithmetician, and a schoolmaster by profession; wrote an arithmetic, published after his death, long the text book on the subject, and a model of its kind; gave rise to the phrase according to Cocker (1631 1672) …   The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

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