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n. popularly, anyone who commits serious crimes and acts outside the law.

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OUTLAW, Eng. law. One who is put out of the protection or aid of the law. 22 Vin. Ab. 316; 1 Phil. Ev. Index, h.t.; Bac. Ab. Outlawry; 2 Sell. Pr. 277; Doct. Pl. 331; 3 Bl. Com. 283, 4.

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As I warned all along, these drug-smuggling brigands have conned the Western world rigid.
Do not let this brigands run fear in our community,' said Dagoy in a press statement.
Do not let these brigands run fear to our community,' said Gen.
" And, voila, they have Mardi Gras, literally Fat Tuesday, on the eve of Ash Wednesday, famous for its huge, nightlong carnivals with revelry and provocative dancing.The story is told of a man who was accosted by brigands as he took an evening walk on Ash Wednesday.
Three are located in churchyards, one witnessed a brutal murder and two others may have sheltered kings and brigands.
In addition to the colourful characters on dry land, the two mast brig ship, Phoenix, which has appeared in TV's Poldark, also sailed in for a mock battle involving live cannons as brigands attempted to steal the ship's cargo.
While reacting to a Christmas eve brutal killing of four people in Nindem village, Godo-Godo district of Jema'a LGA, Kaduna recently allegedly by fulani brigands during a Christmas carol service in which a chorister's mouth was shattered with bullets the chairman said this impunity was stretching too far.
nouveau pris par les brigands bouviers, (ibid.) Seule la toute fin de la phrase constitue donc la realisation du programme narratif promis au livre 2.
Of Brigands and Bravery: Kuniyoshi's Heroes of the Suikoden
DECEIT is the common currency of both Donald Trump in the US and the Brexit Brigands here.
clash was the result of continuing "focused military operations" against the brigands, said Western Mindanao Command (WMC) spokesperson Major Filemon Tan.
History has largely painted them as brigands, cattle rustlers, and cold-blooded murderers.