Unlawful Un*law"ful, a. Not lawful; contrary to law. -- {Un*law"ful*ly}, adv. -- {Un*law"ful*ness}, n. [1913 Webster]

{Unlawful assembly}. (Law) See under {Assembly}. [1913 Webster]

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