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Sumptuary Laws

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Laws to limit the expenses of food and dress, or any luxury. The Romans had their sumptuary laws (leges sumptuārii). Such laws have been enacted in many states at various times. Those of England were all repealed by 1 James I., c. 25.

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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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Sultan of Persia
Sultan’s Horse, Deadly (The)
Sultana
Summa Diligentia
Summer
Summer King (The)
Summons
Summum Bonum
Sumpter Horse or Mule
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Sun
Sun (The)
Sun-burst
Sun Inn
Sun and Moon Falling
Sun in one’s Eyes (To have the)
Sun of Righteousness
Sunday
Sunday Saint
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