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[law-boo k]
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  1. a book consisting or treating of laws, legal issues, or cases that have been adjudicated.
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Origin of lawbook

First recorded in 1150–1200, lawbook is from the Middle English word lagheboc. See law1, book
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Related Words for lawbook

codification, lawbook

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Historical Examples of lawbook

  • In the lawbook of the tsar Wachtang a double composition price was exacted for death by poison.

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    William I. Thomas

  • In lawbook as in prophecy, it is the fact of redemption which forms the main ground of His appeal.

  • Now I do not mean that he has a "natural right" to do these things inscribed on any lawbook of Nature.

  • It was used in the sense of what the present Virginia lawbook calls a "regularly hauled fishing landing."

  • Thus the Lawbook of Manu recommends it as the natural weapon of the Brahman against his enemies.