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Illegality

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Illega'lity. n.s. [from illegal.] Contrariety to law.

He wished them to consider what votes they had passed, of the illegality of all those commissions, and of the unjustifiableness of all the proceedings by virtue of them. Clarendon.

Sources: Clarendon, Edward (73)

Attributes: Noun Substantive (1269)

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Cite this page: Johnson, Samuel. "Illegality." A Dictionary of the English Language: A Digital Edition of the 1755 Classic by Samuel Johnson. Edited by Brandi Besalke. Last modified: November 25, 2013. http://johnsonsdictionaryonline.com/?p=14897.


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