A man’s home is his castle.
"A man’s home is his castle."—Sir Edward Coke, Comments on Littleton

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  • (a) man's home is his castle — a ˌman s ˌhome is his ˈcastle idiom (US) (BrE an ˌEnglishman s ˌhome is his ˈcastle) (saying) a person s home is a place where they can be private and safe and do as they like Main entry …   Useful english dictionary

  • a man's home is his castle — a man can relax and please himself in his own home    I let Ron think he s king when he comes home from work. He believes a man s home is his castle …   English idioms

  • (an) Englishman's home is his castle — an ˌEnglishman s ˌhome is his ˈcastle idiom (BrE) (US a ˌman s ˌhome is his ˈcastle) (saying) a person s home is a place where they can be private and safe and do as they like Main entry …   Useful english dictionary

  • an Englishman’s house is his castle — 1581 R. MULCASTER Positions xl. He is the appointer of his owne circumstance, and his house is his castle. 1642 T. FULLER Fast Sermon 28 It was wont to be said A mans house is his Castle but if this Castle of late hath proved unable to secure any …   Proverbs new dictionary

  • My home is my castle —   Diese englische Maxime (übersetzt »Mein Heim ist meine Burg«) geht auf den englischen Juristen und Politiker Sir Edward Coke (1552 1634) zurück. Im 3. Band seiner Sammlung und Interpretation alter englischer Gesetze und Gerichtsbeschlüsse… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Castle doctrine — A Castle Doctrine (also known as a Castle Law or a Defense of Habitation Law) is an American legal doctrine arising from English common law[1] that designates one s place of residence (or, in some states, any place legally occupied, such as one s …   Wikipedia

  • castle doctrine — A man s home is his castle and, hence, he may use all manner of force including deadly force to protect it and its inhabitants from attack. Doctrine is usually attributed to Coke, Third Institute, 1644, but similar phrases are found in Roman law …   Black's law dictionary

  • castle doctrine — A man s home is his castle and, hence, he may use all manner of force including deadly force to protect it and its inhabitants from attack. Doctrine is usually attributed to Coke, Third Institute, 1644, but similar phrases are found in Roman law …   Black's law dictionary

  • Castle Coalition — Infobox Organization name = Castle Coalition image border = caption = headquarters = Arlington, Virginia formation = 2002 website = http://www.CastleCoalition.org/ The Castle Coalition is a nation wide network of homeowners and citizen activists… …   Wikipedia

  • Castle Grayskull — is a fortress located on the fictional planet Eternia. It forms a central location in the Masters of the Universe comic/animation universe, and also appears in the 1987 live action adaptation.In the series, it is the target of numerous attacks by …   Wikipedia

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