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- Included in Websters: Yes
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- Included in BDB: Yes
1. Agreeable to law; conformable to law; allowed by law; legal; legitimate. That is deemed lawful which no law forbids, but many things are lawful which are not expedient.
2. Constituted by law; rightful; as the lawful owner of lands.
LAW'FULLY, adverb Legally; in accordance with law; without violating law. We may lawfully do what the laws do not forbid.
LAW'FULNESS, noun The quality of being conformable to law; legality. The lawfulness of an action does not always prove its propriety or expedience.