PROROGATION. To put off to another time. It is generally applied to the
English parliament, and means the continuance of it from one day to another;
it differs from adjournment, which is a continuance of it from one day to
another in the same session. 1 Bl. Com. 186.
2. In the civil law, prorogation signifies the time given to do a thing
beyond the term prefixed. Dig. 2, 14, 27, 1. See Prolongation.
, hold over
, put off
, put over
, set back