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from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun One being within or restored to the protection and benefit of the law.
  • To clear of outlawry or attainder; restore to the protection and benefit of the law.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • transitive verb (Old Eng. Law) To clear of outlawry or attainder; to place under the protection of the law.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun Alternative spelling of in-law.
  • verb UK, law, historical, transitive To clear of outlawry or attainder; to place under the protection of the law.

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