an englishman's home is his castle
- An Englishman's home is his castle(UK) This means that what happens in a person's home or private life is their business and should not be subject to outside interference.
The small dictionary of idiomes. 2014.
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(an) Englishman's home is his castle — an ˌEnglishman s ˌhome is his ˈcastle idiom (BrE) (US a ˌman s ˌhome is his ˈcastle) (saying) a person s home is a place where they can be private and safe and do as they like Main entry … Useful english dictionary
an Englishman's home is his castle — ► an Englishman s home is his castle Brit. proverb an English person s home is a place where they may do as they please. Main Entry: ↑Englishman … English terms dictionary
An Englishman's home is his castle. — British, old fashioned something that you say which means that British people believe they should be able to control what happens in their own homes, and that no one else should tell them what to do there. An Englishman s home is his castle. The… … New idioms dictionary
(a) man's home is his castle — a ˌman s ˌhome is his ˈcastle idiom (US) (BrE an ˌEnglishman s ˌhome is his ˈcastle) (saying) a person s home is a place where they can be private and safe and do as they like Main entry … Useful english dictionary
an Englishman’s house is his castle — 1581 R. MULCASTER Positions xl. He is the appointer of his owne circumstance, and his house is his castle. 1642 T. FULLER Fast Sermon 28 It was wont to be said A mans house is his Castle but if this Castle of late hath proved unable to secure any … Proverbs new dictionary
My home is my castle — Diese englische Maxime (übersetzt »Mein Heim ist meine Burg«) geht auf den englischen Juristen und Politiker Sir Edward Coke (1552 1634) zurück. Im 3. Band seiner Sammlung und Interpretation alter englischer Gesetze und Gerichtsbeschlüsse… … Universal-Lexikon
Englishman — (or Englishwoman) ► NOUN ▪ a person from England. ● an Englishman s home is his castle Cf. ↑an Englishman s home is his castle … English terms dictionary
Castle doctrine — A Castle Doctrine (also known as a Castle Law or a Defense of Habitation Law) is an American legal doctrine arising from English common law that designates one s place of residence (or, in some states, any place legally occupied, such as one s … Wikipedia
Englishman — En|glish|man [ˈıŋglıʃmən] n plural Englishmen [ mən] 1.) a man from England 2.) an Englishman s home is his castle BrE used to say that your home is a place where you can feel safe and do whatever you want … Dictionary of contemporary English
home — see home is home, as the devil said when he found himself in the Court of Session home is home though it’s never so homely home is where the heart is charity begins at home curses, like chickens, come home to roost … Proverbs new dictionary