Definition of Rafferty's rules in English:

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Rafferty's rules

Pronunciation: /ˈrafətɪz/

plural noun

Australian /NZ informal
No rules at all: the campaign was fought according to Rafferty’s rules

Origin

1920s: Rafferty, probably an English dialect alteration of refractory.

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