follow Dictionary.com

What is the X in X-mas?

stop clause

noun
1.
a clause by which a contract or other agreement may be terminated, especially between theatrical producers and theater owners in whose agreements it is often stipulated that when weekly receipts fall below a certain minimum usually for two consecutive weeks, the production must vacate the theater.
Also called eviction clause.
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source

Word of the Day

Difficulty index for stop clause

Few English speakers likely know this word

Word Value for stop

6
7
Scrabble Words With Friends

Nearby words for stop clause