- a horse that cannot be broken; a mean, intractable horse.
- any rogue animal.
verb (used with object)
Origin of outlaw
Examples from the Web for outlawed
The Egyptian government claims the group has links with the now outlawed Muslim Brotherhood.ISIS Wannabes Claim They Killed an American in Egypt|Jamie Dettmer|December 1, 2014|DAILY BEAST
While countries like South Africa still allow regulated trophy hunting of rhinos, Botwswana outlawed the practice this year.
Enzo Cilenti as Yezzan: “Yezzan was an extremely wealthy slave trader before Daenerys Targaryen outlawed the slave trade.”‘Game of Thrones’ Season 5 Cast Revealed: An Oscar Nominee, A Celebrated UK Thespian, and More|Marlow Stern|July 25, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The practice was outlawed in 2008 just before Beijing hosted the Olympics.
Utah outlawed the practice, prevalent among Mormons, so Congress would accept it as a state in 1896.
He further indulges self pity with the belief that society aims to keep him outlawed.Criminal Types|V. M. Masten
It was enacted as a law that all sorcerers should be outlawed.Grettir The Strong|Unknown
The sorcerer is outlawed, and betakes himself to the secret performance of unholy rites in dark and unwholesome circumstances.The Origin of Man and of his Superstitions|Carveth Read
It is generally held that homicide of this kind was extremely rare and that, when it did occur, the slayer was outlawed.The Heroic Age|H. Munro Chadwick
Here the lawful government gives liberty to a peaceful laborer, and the planter is an outlawed traitor.Diary from March 4, 1861, to November 12, 1862|Adam Gurowski
Old English utlagian "to outlaw, banish," from utlaga "an outlaw" (see outlaw (n.)). Related: Outlawed; outlawing.
Old English utlaga "one put outside the law" (and thereby deprived of its benefits and protections), from a Scandinavian source, cf. Old Norse utlagi (n.) "outlaw," from utlagr (adj.) "outlawed, banished," from ut "out" (see out (adv.)) + *lagu, plural of lag "law" (see law).
[G]if he man to deaðe gefylle, beo he þonne utlah ["Laws of Edward & Guthrum," c.924]
Meaning "one living a lawless life" is first recorded 1880. As an adjective from Old English.