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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: Sumptuary(0.01052 detik)
Found 2 items, similar to Sumptuary.
English → English (WordNet)
adj : regulating or controlling expenditure or personal behavior;
“sumptuary laws discouraging construction of large
houses on small plots”; “sumptuary laws forbidding
gambling” English → English (gcide)
Sumptuary \Sump"tu*a*ry\, a. [L. sumptuarius, fr. sumptus
expense, cost, fr. sumere, sumptum, to take, use, spend; sub
under + emere to take, buy: cf. F. somptuaire. See Redeem.]
Relating to expense; regulating expense or expenditure.
Sumptuary laws or Sumptuary regulations, laws intended to
restrain or limit the expenditure of citizens in apparel,
food, furniture, etc.; laws which regulate the prices of
commodities and the wages of labor; laws which forbid or
restrict the use of certain articles, as of luxurious