The Pamphlet Collection of Sir Robert Stout: Volume 7
XXVII—Construction of Rules
XXVII—Construction of Rules.
In the construction of these rules, unless there be somethingin the subject or context repugnant to such construction, every word importing the singular number only shall mean and include several persons or things, as well as one person or thing, and the converse; and every word importing the masculine gender shall mean and include a female as well as a male; and the words month and monthly shall mean a calendar and not a lunar month.
Construction of Rules.