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Abʹrogate

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When the Roman senate wanted a law to be passed, they asked the people to give their votes in its favour. The Latin for this is rogāre legem (to solicit or propose a law). If they wanted a law repealed, they asked the people to vote against it; this was abrogāre legem (to solicit against the law).

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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