The statement without the qualifying note was copied from book to book, and at last received general acceptance.
The term is usually coupled with a qualifying adjective.
In nautical language it is usually combined with some qualifying word, as "half a gale," a "stiff gale."
In China and Japan tea is generally drunk without any other qualifying or flavouring addition.
The two main rules by which the order of the words in a sentence is regulated are - subject, verb, object; and qualifying words follow those which they qualify.