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First published 1963 (DOST Vol. III).
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(Jouk(e)rie-,) Jewkry-pawkry, n. [pawkry (also in the mod. dial.), f. pawk, pauk, a deceit, a cunning trick.] = Jouk(e)rie,n. — 1686 G. Stuart Joco-Ser. Disc. 59.
Landlord : You thought but so, it was their Quackery. Tenant : Deil fetch't was it but jewkry-pawkry [Gloss underhand dealing]

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