What does the word statute mean?

Usage examples for statute

  1. The laws remained on the statute books only to be constantly disregarded. – The South American Republics Part I of II by Thomas C. Dawson
  2. Let us grant that; I may have been mistaken, wrong, if you like; but my fault was not 'open immorality, ' as specified in the Statute. – Gulmore, The Boss by Frank Harris
  3. Other writers had seen that there could be something elemental and eternal in a song or statute, he alone saw that there could be something elemental and eternal in a joke. – Varied Types by G. K. Chesterton
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