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the Queensberry Rules

The code of generally accepted rules in the sport of boxing. The mixed martial arts star struggled to keep up with his opponent due to his unfamiliarity with the more restrictive Queensberry Rules.
See also: Rule

the Queensberry Rules

standard rules of polite or acceptable behaviour.
The Queensberry Rules are the code of rules which were drawn up in 1867 under the supervision of Sir John Sholto Douglas ( 1844–1900 ), ninth Marquis of Queensberry, to govern the sport of boxing in Great Britain.
See also: Rule
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OSCAR WILDE v THE MARQUESS OF QUEENSBERRY WRITER and poet Oscar Wilde brought a private prosecution for libel against the Marquess of Queensberry in 1895 after he publicly accused him of sodomy.
3) Queensberry was a peculiar character in nineteenth-century Britain; he was famous both for his outlandish behaviour and his incessant desire for that behaviour to be known.
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