any puritanical law that forbids certain practices, especially drinking or working on Sunday, dancing, etc.
A Short History of Women’s Rights Eugene A. Hecker
The Quadroon Mayne Reid
The Continental Monthly, Vol. 3 No 2, February 1863 Various
Vignettes Of San Francisco Almira Bailey
Introduction to the Science of Sociology Robert E. Park
Test Pilot David Goodger (firstname.lastname@example.org)
The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 14, No. 83, September, 1864 Various
The Modern Ku Klux Klan Henry Peck Fry
The Prince and The Pauper, Complete Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens)
Facts And Fictions Of Life Helen H. Gardener
(US, history) a number of repressive puritanical laws of the colonial period, forbidding any secular activity on Sundays
noun a type of rock composed of alternating layers of bluish shale or clay and grey argillaceous limestone See also Lias Historical Examples Account of a Tour in Normandy, Vol. II. (of 2) Dawson Turner
either of two lines of the color blue that are parallel to and equidistant from the goal lines and divide the rink into three zones of equal size. Also called zone line. Compare end zone (def 2), neutral zone.
a plant, Collinsia grandiflora, of the figwort family, of western central North America, having short-stalked flowers with the upper lip purple or white and the lower lip blue or violet.
See under Egyptian lotus (def 1). a water lily, Nymphaea stellata, of India, having pale-blue flowers. either of two Egyptian water lilies of the genus Nymphaea, as N. caerulea (blue lotus) having light blue flowers, or N. lotus (white lotus) having white flowers. Indian lotus. Historical Examples Punchinello, Vol. 1, No. 7, May 14, 1870 […]