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STAPLE, intern. law. The right of staple as exercised by a people upon foreign merchants, is defined to be, that they may not allow them to set their merchandises and wares to sale but in a certain place.
     2. This practice is not in use in the United States. 1 Chit. Com. Law, 103; 4 Inst. 238; Malone, Lex Mere. 237; Bac. Ab. Execution, B 1. Vide Statute Staple.

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Police allowed only those with tickets within blocks of Staples, to prevent a repeat of the mayhem that erupted downtown following the 2000 championship.
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The average fan will enjoy much of the state-of-the art sports experience Staples promises - but for little or nothing more than they've already been paying at the aging Forum and decrepit Sports Arena.