sugar bowl

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sugar bowl (plural sugar bowls)

  1. A small receptacle for serving sugar on a table or on a tray.
  2. The legal maxim that searches must be limited to areas which could reasonably contain evidence relevant to the purpose for which the search warrant was granted. (The maxim is often quoted as "if you are looking for stolen televisions, you cannot look in sugar bowls")

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