Definition of outlawry in English:



  • See outlaw

    • ‘For many peasants, the double burden of taxation and war led either to outlawry or to the one available source of protection, a powerful local individual.’
    • ‘After the war they spearheaded a broad, politically active peace movement that, however, promoted contending programs, including arms limitation, outlawry of war, and international organization.’
    • ‘Then, the movement depended upon moral outlawry to move its agenda forward.’
    • ‘It is actually not such an exercise in glorious outlawry as all that.’
    • ‘He admired outlaws when their outlawry was conducted with daring and intelligence.’