Definitions

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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of unlaw.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Not having the claws and balls of the forefeet cut off; -- said of dogs.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • See the quotation.

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Examples

  • Three were outlawed, and their sureties “unlawed.”

    John Knox and the Reformation

  • The Charter of the Forest designed to lessen those evils, declares that inquisition, or view, for lawing dogs, shall be made every third year, and shall be then done by the view and testimony of lawful men, not otherwise; and they whose dogs shall be then found unlawed, shall give three shillings for mercy, and for the future no man's ox shall be taken for lawing.

    Ivanhoe

  • Three were outlawed, and their sureties "unlawed."

    John Knox and the Reformation

  • The Charter of the Forest designed to lessen those evils, declares that inquisition, or view, for lawing dogs, shall be made every third year, and shall be then done by the view and testimony of lawful men, not otherwise; and they whose dogs shall be then found unlawed, shall give three shillings for mercy, and for the future no man’s ox shall be taken for lawing.

    Ivanhoe

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