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Definition of "lawing" [law•ing]

  • Going to law; litigation. (noun)

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Use "lawing" in a sentence
  • "The disabling dogs, which might be necessary for keeping flocks and herds, from running at the deer, was called lawing, and was in general use."
  • "Illinois, Lincoln rode knee to knee with an old settler who admitted that he was going to Lewiston to have some "lawing" out with a neighbor, also an old-timer."
  • "On the day that Magendie took the case I had a taste of another kind of lawing than Pitcairn's, for the London man, to speak in a common phrase, oiled everybody."