Outlawries
Outlawry Out"law`ry, n.; pl. {Outlawries}. 1. The act of outlawing; the putting a man out of the protection of law, or the process by which a man (as an absconding criminal) is deprived of that protection. [1913 Webster]

2. The state of being an outlaw. [1913 Webster]

3. Defiance of the law; habitual criminality. [PJC]


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