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outlaw (n.)

Old English utlaga "one put outside the law" (and thereby deprived of its benefits and protections), from a Scandinavian source such as Old Norse utlagi (n.) "outlaw," from utlagr (adj.) "outlawed, banished," from ut "out" (see out (adv.)) + *lagu, plural of lag "law" (see law). Formerly it was lawful for anyone to kill such a person.

[G]if he man to deaðe gefylle, beo he þonne utlah ["Laws of Edward & Guthrum," c.924]

Meaning "disorderly person living in defiant violation of the law, one living a lawless life" is recorded by 1880. As an adjective, from Old English.

outlaw (v.)

Old English utlagian "to banish, proscribe, declare an outlaw; to deprive (someone) of the benefits and protections of the law," from utlaga "an outlaw" (see outlaw (n.)). Related: Outlawed; outlawing.

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Definitions of outlaw
1
outlaw (adj.)
disobedient to or defiant of law;
Synonyms: lawless
outlaw (adj.)
contrary to or forbidden by law;
an outlaw strike
Synonyms: illegitimate / illicit / outlawed / unlawful
2
outlaw (v.)
declare illegal; outlaw;
Synonyms: criminalize / criminalise / illegalize / illegalise
3
outlaw (n.)
someone who has committed a crime or has been legally convicted of a crime;
Synonyms: criminal / felon / crook / malefactor
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