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Cloture   /klˈoʊtʃər/   Listen

A rule for limiting or ending debate in a deliberative body.  Synonyms: closure, gag law, gag rule.

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"Cloture" Quotes from Famous Books

... the registration of births was made in 1753, but unsuccessfully. The public had the old superstitious dread of anything like a census. Moreover, the custom was denounced as "French," and therefore abominable. In the same way it was thought telling to call the cloture "the French gag" during some recent discussions of parliamentary rules. In 1783 the parish register was again made the instrument of taxation, and threepence was charged on every entry. Thus "the clergyman was ...
— Books and Bookmen • Andrew Lang

Words linked to "Cloture" :   end, closure by compartment, rules of order, terminate, parliamentary procedure, guillotine, parliamentary law, order

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