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outlawry

[out-law-ree] /ˈaʊtˌlɔ ri/
noun, plural outlawries.
1.
the act or process of outlawing.
2.
the state of being outlawed.
3.
disregard or defiance of the law:
a man whose outlawry had made him a folk hero.
Origin of outlawry
1350-1400
1350-1400; Middle English outlauerie < Anglo-French utlagerie, Medieval Latin utlagāria < Middle English outlage outlaw + Anglo-French -erie -ry, Medieval Latin -āria -ary
Related forms
nonoutlawry, noun, plural nonoutlawries.
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outlawry

/ˈaʊtˌlɔːrɪ/
noun (pl) -ries
1.
the act of outlawing or the state of being outlawed
2.
disregard for the law
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Word Origin and History for outlawry
n.

late 14c., from Anglo-French utlagerie, a hybrid from Old English utlaga (see outlaw (n.)) + -ary.

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