breach of the peace

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nounLaw.
  1. a violation of the public peace, as by a riot, disturbance, etc.

Origin of breach of the peace

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First recorded in 1665–75

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British Dictionary definitions for breach of the peace

breach of the peace

noun
  1. law an offence against public order causing an unnecessary disturbance of the peace

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