from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Violation of law or justice; lawlessness; anarchy; injustice.
  • noun In Scots law: Any transgression of the law; an injury, or act of injustice.
  • noun A fine or amercement legally fixed and exacted from one who has transgressed the law.
  • To outlaw.
  • To deprive of the authority or character of law.
  • In Scots law, to fine.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun Any transgression or offense against the law.
  • noun A fine imposed as a penalty for violation of the law.
  • transitive verb obsolete To deprive of the authority or character of law.
  • transitive verb obsolete To put beyond protection of law; to outlaw.
  • transitive verb (Scots Law) To impose a fine upon; to fine.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun obsolete a crime, an illegal action
  • verb obsolete to fine


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