Definition of Matter-of-course
1. Adjective. Expected or depended upon as a natural or logical outcome.
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Literary usage of Matter-of-course
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1. United States Supreme Court Reports by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company, United States Supreme Court (1912)
"... in that stage of the proceedings, as a matter of course. The Edward, 1 Wheat. 261; The Marianna Flora, 11 Wheat. 1 ; Conk. Adm. 606. ..."
2. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann, Edward Aloysius Pace, Condé Bénoist Pallen, Thomas Joseph Shahan, John Joseph Wynne (1913)
"Schools, аз a matter of course, are maintained at all the missions, those at St. Ignatius particularly being models. The Ursulines have a convent at St. ..."
3. The Life of John Jay: With Selections from His Correspondence and by William Jay (1833)
"... but in such a manner as to be and to appear as a matter of favour, and not as a matter of course. I have the honour to be, Your excellency's most ..."
4. A Treatise on the Law of Executors and Administrators by Edward Vaughan Williams, Walter Vere Vaughan Williams (1877)
"... ancillary probate or grant of administration in a foreign country is usually admitted, by the comity of nations, as a matter of course, (7) yet this new ..."