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The name given to the 'top' table d'hote meal offered on the Kings Cross to Leeds express service from the late 1880's.
This consisted of chicken, ham or ox tongue with bread and cheese - plus a pint of claret or half a pint of Sherry. It cost 5 shillings at the time.
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