outlawry

Part of speech: noun

The state of being proscribed.

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Usage examples "outlawry":

  1. Now for my too great zeal towards the senate I have been condemned to outlawry and death, unheard and undefended, at a distance of near five hundred miles away. - "The Consolation of Philosophy", Boethius.
  2. For a tradesman or publican to assist in breaking university rules means outlawry and ruin, and for certain offenses a citizen may be punished by imprisonment. - "An American at Oxford", John Corbin.
  3. The wars of the Roman republic concern us less than the outlawry of the Barbarian chiefs who separated our Gaul from the Empire, and without knowing it, prepared the dawn of France. - "Saint Augustin", Louis Bertrand.