Required by custom; proper: it shall be de règle for guests to come in afternoon dresses
More example sentences
- You know that it is de règle never to speak with more assurance or certainty than when one knows something imperfectly.
- It is de règle here for each person to have a separate little plate for each kind of vegetable, so that each large plate is encircled by a necklace of little ones.
- "No, madam, but for the gentlemen of the High Toby, it is de règle."
French, literally 'of rule'.