It is thus different from legal fiction, by which a new rule is introduced surreptitiously, and under the pretence that no change has been made in the law, and from statutory legislation, in which the obligatory force of the rule is not supposed to depend upon its intrinsic fitness.
Surreptitiously printed, which he accomplished.
The introduction of secular books and papers, more or less surreptitiously, helped to spread the seeds of sedition.
About 75,000 arms are supposed to have been surreptitiously sent to California by the secessionist Secretary of War, J.
A sluice surreptitiously opened during a dark night and allowed to run for six hours may quite possibly double the value of his crop, but apparently the law is not often broken.