Your roommate isn't going to give you the stink eye just for growing out a beard or staying at a co-ed's apartment past curfew.
On Friday afternoon, I stood by the Burger King checking the bars on my phone like a kid with a curfew.
The curfew is not a full-scale demolition of the traditional novel.
The city of Miran Shah, for example, was subjected to a nighttime curfew for years.
Nixon said the curfew is necessary, despite the efforts of some Ferguson residents to prevent looting.
I took this for a sign that the curfew bell was going to ring, and so I woke up Jone and we went to bed.
The bell in this tower was in former days used to ring the curfew.
Few lights were burning in any of the buildings, for it was long after curfew.
They were allowed to be on the streets after the hour of curfew, for one thing.
In Shakspeare's works frequent mention is made of the curfew.
early 14c., "evening signal, ringing of a bell at a fixed hour," from Anglo-French coeverfu (late 13c.), from Old French cuevrefeu, literally "cover fire" (Modern French couvre-few), from cuevre, imperative of covrir "to cover" (see cover (v.)) + feu "fire" (see focus (n.)). The medieval practice of ringing a bell at fixed time in the evening as an order to bank the hearths and prepare for sleep. The original purpose was to prevent conflagrations from untended fires. The modern extended sense of "periodic restriction of movement" had evolved by 1800s.