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
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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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