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Petaud

Tis the court of King Petaud, where everyone is master. There is no order or discipline at all. This is a French proverb. Petaud is a corruption of peto (I beg), and King Petaud means king of the beggam, in whose court all are equal. (See Alsatia.)

Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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