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 for Ruled
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Rule \Rule\, n.
     [Webster 1913 Suppl.]
     Syn: regulation; law; precept; maxim; guide; canon; order;
          method; direction; control; government; sway; empire.
          [1913 Webster] Rule \Rule\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Ruled;
     p. pr. & vb. n. Ruling.] [Cf. OF. riuler, ruiler, L.
     regulare. See Rule, n., and cf. Regulate.]
     1. To control the will and actions of; to exercise authority
        or dominion over; to govern; to manage. --Chaucer.
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              A bishop then must be blameless; . . . one that
              ruleth well his own house, having his children in
              subjection.                           --1 Tim. iii.
                                                    2, 4.
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     2. To control or direct by influence, counsel, or persuasion;
        to guide; -- used chiefly in the passive.
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              I think she will be ruled
              In all respects by me.                --Shak.
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     3. To establish or settle by, or as by, a rule; to fix by
        universal or general consent, or by common practice.
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              That's are ruled case with the schoolmen.
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     4. (Law) To require or command by rule; to give as a
        direction or order of court.
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     5. To mark with lines made with a pen, pencil, etc., guided
        by a rule or ruler; to print or mark with lines by means
        of a rule or other contrivance effecting a similar result;
        as, to rule a sheet of paper of a blank book.
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     Ruled surface (Geom.), any surface that may be described by
        a straight line moving according to a given law; -- called
        also a scroll.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      adj 1: subject to a ruling authority; "the ruled mass"

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