- s regulating or controlling expenditure or personal behavior
sumptuary laws discouraging construction of large houses on small plots
sumptuary laws forbidding gambling
- His general denunciation of sumptuary legislation was, of course, received as a specific condemnation of Prohibition.
- I think sumptuary laws are matters for parochial adjustment.
- British law, in its impartial majesty, forbids members of Parliament to include their franked mail indecent slogans as well as those exciting sumptuary or religious passions.