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 for STANDARD
From Bouvier's Law Dictionary, Revised 6th Ed (1856) :

  STANDARD, measure. A weight or measure of certain dimensions, to which all 
  other weights and measures must correspond; as, a standard bushel. Also the 
  quality of certain metals, to which all others of the same kind ought to be 
  made to conform; as, standard gold, standard silver. Vide Dollar; Eagle; 
  Money. 
  
  

From Bouvier's Law Dictionary, Revised 6th Ed (1856) :

  STANDARD, in war. An ensign or flag used in war. 
  
  

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