Close time

a fixed period during which killing game or catching certain fish is prohibited by law.

See also: Close

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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newsdesk 472 2436 " Ward councillor Nick Small and the Rodney Street Association also put in objections to the proposals, with both saying the 6am close time was unnecessary.
Media representatives tried to ascertain information about the voting beyond close time at the station, but they were not let in.
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