: standard works in history; standard authors
*: the court, which used to be the standard of property and correctness of speech
*: A disposition to preserve, and an ability to improve, taken together, would be my standard of a statesman.
*: By the present standard of the coinage, sixty-two shillings is coined out of one pound weight of silver.
*: His armies, in the following day, / On those fair plains their standards proud display.
*: In France part of their gardens is laid out for flowers, others for fruits; some standards, some against walls.