Origin of standing order
Examples from the Web for standing order
And what denomination do you distinguish as the standing-order?The Pioneers|James Fenimore Cooper
British Dictionary definitions for standing order
Idioms and Phrases with standing order
A regulation that is in force until it is specifically changed or withdrawn, as in The waiters have standing orders to fill all glasses as they are emptied. This idiom began life in the mid-1600s as standing rule; the word order began to be used about 1800 for such military orders and gradually was extended to other areas.