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stale

of a claim, having lost its effectiveness or force, as by failure to act or by the lapse of time. Some stale claims maybe lost forever by operation of PRESCRIPTION or LIMITATION. See CHEQUE, LACHES.
Collins Dictionary of Law © W.J. Stewart, 2006
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During winter, heat from the stale outgoing warm air is transferred to the incoming cold fresh air.
The bench also didn't approve of the airline imposing a " meagre" fine of ` 20,000 on the caterer for providing stale food.
When FBI agents questioned her about the stale checks, she initially denied any wrongdoing,
Fry slices until golden brown, then flip to cook INGREDIENTS SERVES 4 1tsp ground cinnamon 1/4tsp ground nutmeg 2tbsp sugar 4tbsp butter 4 eggs 1/4 cup milk 1/2tsp vanilla extract 8 slices slightly stale white bread 1/2cup maple syrup, warmed the other side.
"We don't believe Stale, just because he is not well known in English football, is a gamble.
He said: "I've known about Stale for a few years and then he went to FC Cologne.
But a source said: "There is a feeling it's a bit stale and a new face would freshen it up.
The NRA president charged that President Barack Obama, Attorney General Eric Holder, and Secretary of Stale Hillary Clinton wanted to make it appear that guns were coming from the United Stales, "so they could stick more gun [control] legislation on honest American gun owners of the United States."
And we don't have those abilities to distinguish between good fish and stale fish.
Shops selling stale meat have been closed down and food unfit for consumption destroyed.
Stabilizer cannot "bring back" stale fuel--and stale fuel is the No.