Definitions

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  • n. A person so far out of the protection of the law that no fine has to be paid by anybody who kills him.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A person so far out of the protection of the law, that if he were murdered, no geld, or fine, should be paid, or composition made by him that killed him.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. An outlaw; a person so far out of the protection of the law that if he were murdered no geld or fine should be paid by him that killed him.

Etymologies

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un- +‎ geld (in sense of "payment").

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