regulation sword

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Regulation \Reg`u*la"tion\ (-l?"sh?n), n.
   1. The act of regulating, or the state of being regulated.
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            The temper and regulation of our own minds.
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   2. A rule or order prescribed for management or government;
      prescription; a regulating principle; a governing
      direction; precept; law; as, the regulations of a society
      or a school.
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   Regulation sword, cap, uniform, etc. (Mil.), a sword,
      cap, uniform, etc., of the kind or quality prescribed by
      the official regulations.
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   Syn: Law; rule; method; principle; order; precept. See
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