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Definition of the noun MISRULE

What does MISRULE mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: misrules

  1. government that is inefficient or dishonest

Alternative definition of the noun MISRULE

noun

  1. [nonstandard] A bad or unwise rule.
  2. [legal] The error of a trial judge during a trial.
  3. [nonstandard] Misgovernment.
  4. [nonstandard] A state of disorder or lawlessness.

Definition of the verb MISRULE

What does MISRULE mean as a doing word?

verb - inflections: misruled | misruling | misrules

  1. [legal] Of a trial judge, to make a bad decision in court.
  2. To be inefficient in government management.

Phrases with misrule

  1. lord of misrule
  2. Abbot of Misrule

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for misrule

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Google previewUp-helly-aa (1998)

Custom, Culture, and Community in Shetland by Callum G. Brown

Misrule is a concept deployed largely by the historians of the pre-industrial world who see it as a product of the agrarian and craft-based societies of highly refined ranks, orders and guilds, and of the religious and ecclesiastical structures and ...

Google previewNew Outlook (1903)

by Alfred Emanuel Smith, Francis Walton

misrule is a striking fact in view of the present publication, following tlvat of Mr. Fox- Bourne's " Civilization in Congoland." That "civilization" means a new African slavery, as the title of Mr. Morel's protest indicates. By a careful study and analysis ...

Google previewThe Harvard Encyclopedia (1890)

A Dictionary of Language Arts, Sciences, and General Literature

In 1873, numerous complaints having been made to the British government about the misrule of the Guicowar, Malhar Rao, a commission was appointed to examine into the state of affairs, and as a result, the Guicowar was allowed 18 months ...

Google previewThe Spenser Encyclopedia (2003)

by A.C. Hamilton

ofthe army of the base passions, isidentified in stanza 1as' misrule' ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Perthensis, Or, Universal Dictionary of the Arts, Sciences, Literature, Etc. : Intended to Supersede the Use of Other Books of Reference (1816)

* MISRULE, n.s. (mis and rule.] ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Perthensis; or, Universal dictionary of Knowledge (1806)

by Encyclopaedia Perthensis

* MISRULE, n.s. [mis and rule.] ...

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Small photo of Asheville, North Carolina, USA - March 2, 2014: The costumed King and Queen of Misrule ride in a Mardi Gras parade float and wave to their subjects on March 2, 2014 in downtown Asheville, NCSmall photo of Asheville, North Carolina, USA - March 2, 2014: The costumed King and Queen of Misrule ride in a Mardi Gras parade float and wave to their subjects on March 2, 2014 in downtown Asheville, NCSmall photo of Asheville, North Carolina, USA - March 2, 2014: People wearing colorful costumes overseen by the King and Queen of Misrule on a float romp in the Spring Mardi Gras parade in downtown Ashevile, NCSmall photo of Asheville, North Carolina, USA - March 2, 2014: Two Mardi Gras parade kings of misrule clasp hands in friendship in the Spring Mardi Gras parade on March 2, 2014 in downtown Ashevile, NCSmall photo of Asheville, North Carolina, USA - March 2, 2014: Two Mardi Gras parade kings of misrule clasp hands in friendship in the Spring Mardi Gras parade on March 2, 2014 in downtown Ashevile, NCSmall photo of Asheville, North Carolina, USA - March 2, 2014: The King and Queen of Misrule wave to their subjects from a float in the Spring Mardi Gras parade on March 2, 2014 in downtown Ashevile, NCSmall photo of Panoramic view to evening industrial city with plants, high residential chaotic buildings, duct (tube) with amazing blue dark clouds and sunny sky. Industrial town chaos (clutter, misrule, tohubohu). More...

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Misrule Meaning

Video shows what misrule means. The state of being ruled badly; disorder, lawlessness, anarchy.. Misgovernment; bad or unjust government.. Misrule Meaning.

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Scrabble value of M3I1S1R1U1L1E1

The value of this 7-letter word is 9 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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