Day rule


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Related to Day rule: rue the day
(Eng. Law) an order of court (now abolished) allowing a prisoner, under certain circumstances, to go beyond the prison limits for a single day.

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Ja told her of how I had saved his life, and she was thereafter most kind and hospitable toward me, even permitting me to hold and amuse the tiny bundle of humanity whom Ja told me would one day rule the tribe, for Ja, it seemed, was the chief of the community.
While AAP is trying to cash in on some of its populist measures taken during their brief 49- day rule, BJP is hitching its fortunes on Prime Minister Narendra Modi's development vision.
I note that the Royal sycophants are at it again, in the National Press, claiming that by working as an East Anglian air pilot will give Prince William a closer and deeper understanding of the subjects he will one day rule over.
Talia Goldstein, of Three Day Rule, said that people have a type and it's not always necessarily about height, race or hair color but a lot of it is about face shape and structure.
The 15-20 day rule is in place to allow time for the arrival in Rome of "all those (cardinals) who are absent".
The 15-20 day rule was set to allow time for cardinals from across the globe to travel to Rome.
The council is calling for an increase from pounds 25 to pounds 50 and wants the Government to reduce the current seven day rule of freezing temperatures to qualify for the payment to five.
Such a change was agreed in 2006 by the ACMSF to be unnecessary as the 10 day rule is demonstrably effective in assuring the safety of chilled prepared foods.
Researchers writing in the British Medical Journal (BMJ) in December also exposed the eight glasses a day rule as a myth.
Researchers writing in the British Medical Journal in December also exposed the eight glasses a day rule as a myth.
Undoubtedly, this same judge will one day rule against employers' hiring practices for ``discriminating'' against those high school graduates who cannot speak English or were too poor to be able to learn.
Europe's governing body have insisted to Fifa that the match on August 20 in Belgrade is given the four-day ruling on the availability of players from their clubs, rather than the two day rule for friendlies.