2. A man's personal male servant: "The valet cleaned the man's shoes every evening before retiring for the night."
2. A low period, point, or level: "There was a peak and a valley in the usage of gas throughout each month of the last year."
2. A lot of comments, questions, etc., that are directed at a person very quickly: "A volley of questions were presented to the head officer by the press."
The valet said he would valet her car right after he had driven down to the valley; however, he left quickly before a volley of questions could delay his departure.
Used by legal specialists and suggests that a right should not be withheld from people because of others who abuse it.
The social worker was urged to consider ab actu ad posse valet illatio when assessing a case of potential child abuse.