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according to Hoyle

according to the rules; in keeping with the way something is normally done. (Alludes to the rules for playing games. Edmond Hoyle wrote a widely used book with rules for card games. This expression is usually used for something other than games.) That's wrong. According to Hoyle, this is the way to do it.
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according to Hoyle

In keeping with established rules; on the highest authority, as in The tax records are in excellent order, all according to Hoyle. Edmond Hoyle (1679-1769) of England, author of books of rules for card games, was so highly regarded that numerous writers used his name on their own rule books, even for games that had not been invented by the time of Hoyle's death, so that his name became synonymous with any rules.
See also: accord

according to Hoyle

In accord with the prescribed rules or regulations.
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A House of Lords disciplinary committee decided there was "no deliberate misconduct" by Doug Hoyle, who had admitted taking money to introduce an arms company lobbyist to a defence minister.
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