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Definition: Sumptuary laws
, 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.
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