out·law / ˈoutˌlô/ • n. a person who has broken the law, esp. one who remains at large or is a fugitive. ∎ an intractable horse or other animal. ∎ hist. a person deprived of the benefit and protection of the law.• v. [tr.] ban; make illegal: Maryland outlawed cheap small-caliber pistols | [as adj.] (outlawed) the outlawed terrorist group. ∎ hist. deprive (someone) of the benefit and protection of the law.DERIVATIVES: out·law·ry / -ˌlôrē/ n.