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Definition of Curfew

Curfew
Curfew Cur"few (k?r"f?), n. [OE. courfew, curfu, fr. OF. cuevrefu, covrefeu, F. couvre-feu; covrir to cover + feu fire, fr. L. focus fireplace, hearth. See Cover, and Focus.] 1. The ringing of an evening bell, originally a signal to the inhabitants to cover fires, extinguish lights, and retire to rest, -- instituted by William the Conqueror; also, the bell itself. He begins at curfew, and walks till the first cock. --Shak. The village curfew, as it tolled profound. --Campbell. 2. A utensil for covering the fire. [Obs.] For pans, pots, curfews, counters and the like. --Bacon.

Meaning of Curfew from wikipedia

- A curfew is an order that imposes certain regulations during specified hours. Typically, curfews order all people affected by them to remain indoors during...
- citizens to observe the 'Janata Curfew' (people's curfew) on Sunday, 22 March. At the end of the curfew, Modi stated: "Janata Curfew is just the beginning of...
- Breaking Curfew is the fourth studio album by the Canadian rock band Red Rider, released in 1984 (see 1984 in music). The album was recorded and mixed...
- The Falls Curfew, also called the Battle of the Falls (or Lower Falls), was a British Army operation during 3–5 July 1970 in the Falls district of Belfast...
- A Curfew P**** or Movement and Curfew P**** is a do****ent issued by an empowered authority such as police or military for public officials or civilians to...
- The curfew bell was a bell rung in the evening in Medieval England as a curfew signal. The custom of ringing the curfew bell continued in many British...
- Look up curfew in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. A curfew is an order specifying a time after which certain regulations apply. Curfew may also refer...
- have occurred after curfews were imposed, including: 1988 Tompkins Square Park riot 2021 Dutch curfew riots Sunset Strip curfew riots This disambiguation...
- Curfew Breakers is a 1957 American film starring Paul Kelly and Cathy Downs. It was also known as Hooked and Narcotics Squad. Curfew Breakers at IMDb Curfew...
- Curfew are a jazz fusion band from England. Curfew were formed in 1988 by Martin Lawrie and Steve Marshall as an outlet for their jazz fusion compositions...