- v hold back to a later time
- v adjourn by royal prerogative; without dissolving the legislative body
- Diana and Colquitt went through them all (including meticulosity, syzygy, prorogue, frondesce, cincture, heliotaxis, ectogenous, meerschaum) without a slip.
- It was next the duty of His Majesty to prorogue Parliament after its short session last week and reopen it again this week, each time with a Speech from the Throne.
- As the representative of the British Crown and the symbol of executive authority in Australiawith power to "summon, prorogue and dissolve" Parliamentthe Governor General .