Adjournal

Definitions

  • After the Adjournment
    After the Adjournment
  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Adjournal Adjournment; postponement. "An adjournal of the Diet."
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n adjournal In Scots law, the proceedings of a single day in, or of a single sitting of, the Court of Justiciary: equivalent to sederunt as applied to a civil court.
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Usage

In literature:

The debates not being adjourned is a good thing.
"The Letters of Queen Victoria, Vol 2 (of 3), 1844-1853" by Queen Victoria
The motion to adjourn has been carried unanimously and this Congress is therefore adjourned.
"America First" by Various
Then the Court adjourned till to morrow morning Eight of the Clock.
"Privateering and Piracy in the Colonial Period" by Various
The Legislature adjourned on the last day of April.
"Harper's New Monthly Magazine, Vol. 3, July, 1851" by Various
The debate continued until past midnight, when the Senate adjourned.
"The International Monthly, Volume 3, No. 1, April, 1851" by Various
I adjourn this inquest for a month from to-day.
"In the Mayor's Parlour" by J. S. (Joseph Smith) Fletcher
A little later the group of lads had adjourned to a field, and Paul and Jacker appeared as combatants.
"The Day of Judgment" by Joseph Hocking
At the first the theatre was overcrowded, so he had to adjourn to a hall holding one thousand persons.
"The Great Events by Famous Historians, Volume 11" by Various
Adjourned for a week.
"Punch, or the London Charivari, Vol. 98 January 11, 1890" by Various
Since he could get no satisfaction at Question time he kept Members in, after hour of adjournment, in order to debate subject.
"Punch, or the London Charivari, Vol. 147, July 29, 1914" by Various
The Congress adjourned on the twenty-ninth of September, after a session of more than six months, to meet again on the first Monday in January.
"Washington and the American Republic, Vol. 3." by Benson J. Lossing
JOHN REDMOND moves adjournment in order to discuss it.
"Punch, or the London Charivari, Vol. 147, August 5th, 1914" by Various
The Association then adjourned until Friday morning, 10-1/2 o'clock.
"History of Woman Suffrage, Volume II"
The sitting was adjourned; and a rumor went forth that there would be an acquittal.
"Critical and Historical Essays, Volume III (of 3)" by Thomas Babington Macaulay
The Court here adjourned, the Coroner and the jury repairing in a body to 11 Glover Street to view the house and the bedroom of the deceased.
"The Big Bow Mystery" by I. Zangwill
All the rest of us waited grimly for our four hours, and adjourned without any action.
"If, Yes and Perhaps" by Edward Everett Hale
The committee then adjourned to meet at the Sherman-house club room, where they reaessembled at 8 o'clock.
"History of Woman Suffrage, Volume III (of III)" by Various
On January 17, 1840, it adjourned only to meet again in extra session later in the year.
"History of the Constitutions of Iowa" by Benjamin F. Shambaugh
This was before the adjournment.
"Report of the Proceedings at the Examination of Charles G. Davis, Esq., on the Charge of Aiding and Abetting in the Rescue of a Fugitive Slave" by Various
He is a member of the police force, and has been rendering me assistance in the case just adjourned.
"Hand and Ring" by Anna Katharine Green
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In poetry:

Don't say he's gone for ever, though
His visits he adjourn;
For yet a little while, and lo,
Thy Husband will return.
"The Believer's Jointure : Chapter II." by Ralph Erskine
Now, Aylor, half consoled, adjourned
His thoughts till morn, and then returned
With Micah, to the Brentford seat,
The owners of the maid to meet.
"In The House Of The Aylors" by Albery Allson Whitman
Those weighty questions in their breasts revolving
Whose deeper meaning science never learns,
Till at some reverend elder's look dissolving,
The speechless senate silently adjourns.
"My Aviary" by Oliver Wendell Holmes
In short, the whole Gull nation feels
The're fairly spell-bound, neck and heels;
And so, in the face of the laughing world,
Must e'en sit down, with banners furled,
Adjourning all their dreams sublime
Of glory and war to — some other time.
"Translation From the Gull Language" by Thomas Moore

In news:

House won't adjourn until 'fiscal cliff' deal reached.
Careless driver's court case adjourned again.
A bill that would let some New Orleans area voters approve or reject a 20-year extension of tolls on the Crescent City Connection is in jeopardy as the session nears a Monday adjournment.
Federal court hearing adjourned for Central Michigan University professor charged with child pornography.
Federal court hearing adjourned for Central Michigan University professor charged with child pornography .
The House and Senate reconvened at midday Monday but adjourned within minutes and took no recorded votes.
If the PUC chooses, it may adjourn to Sept 20 to hear the grievance .
The Texas House adjourned on Wednesday without passing the TSA groping bill.
The US House of Representatives, before adjourning for a month, voted unanimously to tell the United Nations that the United States had no intention of ceding control of the Internet.
Lawmakers tied the school distribution act to the tax package, as a last minute move before the legislature adjourned its regular session.
Than two years after a sexual harassment complaint was filed against A+ Financial Services Ltd to the Manitoba Human Rights Commission, a last-minute psychiatric report caused the adjournment of the hearing for another three months.
An inquest into the death of nurse Jacintha Saldanha from the King Edward VII Hospital has been opened and adjourned until 26 March.
BOSTON — The majority of the Boston Town Board met for a work session to go over the 2013 budget on Monday, Oct 22, but those in attendance at the adjournment of the gathering said they agreed that the town is heading down the right track.
The scheduled sentencing of a convicted murderer tattooed with devil's horns was adjourned Wednesday when the suspect was inadvertently kept at a state prison.
0A sentencing hearing for Joan and Kathy Khoury was adjourned Thursday after the court was presented with pictures of them dressed up as a judge and a prisoner this past weekend.
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