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 Standing Dish (A).Standing Stones. 
E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
Standing Orders.
Rules or instructions constantly in force.   1
   Standing orders. Those bye-laws of the Houses of Parliament for the conduct of their proceedings which stand in force till they are either rescinded or suspended. Their suspension is generally caused by a desire to hurry through a Bill with unusual expedition.   2

 Standing Dish (A).Standing Stones. 

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