Commandment

The eleventh commandment. Thou shalt not be found out.

“After all, that Eleventh Commandment is the only one that is vitally important to keep in these days.” —B. H. Buxton: Jennie of the Prince's, iii. 314.

The ten commandments. The ten fingers or nails. (Shakespeare: 2 Henry VI., i. 3.)

Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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