outlawry


outlawry

noun, plural out·law·ries.

  1. the act or process of outlawing.
  2. the state of being outlawed.
  3. disregard or defiance of the law: a man whose outlawry had made him a folk hero.

noun plural -ries

  1. the act of outlawing or the state of being outlawed
  2. disregard for the law

n.late 14c., from Anglo-French utlagerie, a hybrid from Old English utlaga (see outlaw (n.)) + -ary.

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