Little other business of importance was accomplished before the prorogation of Parliament, which took place on the 8th of August.
Soon after the prorogation William set out for the Continent.
The same assembly met again by prorogation, in April of the ensuing year.
The prorogation of the legislature had been appointed for September 15th.
When the Speaker read it in the Commons, after the prorogation, they gave me three cheers, in which even the ultras united.
His reply was followed by the prorogation of the Assembly (May 26th).
This catastrophe was averted by the prorogation of the existing Parliament on March 24, and its dissolution on the following day.
The first question that arose was, What was to be done about the prorogation?
Although the season was now far advanced, motions were made in both houses to put off the prorogation.
The armistice was about to expire and the Journal Officiel did not speak of a prorogation.
early 15c., "to prolong, extend," from Old French proroger, proroguer (14c.), from Latin prorogare, literally "to ask publicly," from pro "before" (see pro-) + rogare "to ask" (see rogation). Perhaps the original sense in Latin was "to ask for public assent to extending someone's term in office." Legislative meaning "discontinue temporarily" is attested from mid-15c. Related: Prorogation.