One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Having no place of permanent residence.‘a local man, of no fixed address, has been remanded in custody’
- ‘A 37-year-old man of no fixed abode, arrested for possession of a controlled substance and possession of an offensive weapon, was remanded into custody to appear in court tomorrow.’
- ‘The farmhand of no fixed abode was freed from custody yesterday after twice earlier being refused bail by district court judges.’
- ‘I have officially been of no fixed abode or employment status for seven weeks now.’
- ‘The Inspector reiterated the prosecution's previous opposition to the granting of bail, on the grounds that the accused are of no fixed abode.’
- ‘A 32-year-old man, of no fixed abode, was charged with robbery in connection with last Tuesday's incident.’
- ‘He is currently remanded in custody as if he wasn't he would be of no fixed abode.’
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