The goldsmiths' quarter of London, near West Cheap. [< Lat. aurum = gold + faber = a craftsman]

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  • Aurifabria —    See Goldsmithery …   Dictionary of London

  • The Goldsmithery —    The Goldsmiths quarter ( orfaveria ) in Cheapside, extending from Wood Street to Foster Lane and Old Change. In parish of St. Matthew, Friday Street, 1310 1l (Ct. H.W. I. 219).    Earliest mention: Orfaveria in foro London, H. III. (Cal. Ch. I …   Dictionary of London

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