Usage examples for precedent

  1. The house was crammed, and the audience, we were assured, was enthusiastic beyond all precedent.  Records of a Girlhood by Frances Ann Kemble
  2. This unusual combination, however, was not altogether without precedent.  An Illustrated History of Ireland from AD 400 to 1800 by Mary Frances Cusack
  3. This had an historical precedent.  The Invaders by William Fitzgerald Jenkins