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sump'tuary law'




1. a law regulating personal habits that offend the moral or religious beliefs of the community.
2. a law regulating personal expenditures designed to restrain extravagance, esp. in food and dress.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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