- an outlawing or being outlawed
- the state or condition of being an outlaw
- disregard or defiance of the law
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noun pl. out·law·ries
- The act or process of outlawing or the state of having been outlawed.
- Defiance of the law.
Origin: Middle English outlauerie, from Anglo-Norman utlagerie and from Medieval Latin ūtlagāria, both from Old English ūtlaga, outlaw; see outlaw.