Unlawful assembly. (Law) See under Assembly.

(Un*law"like`) a. Not according to law; being or done in violation of law; unlawful. Milton.

(Un*lay") v. t. [1st pref. un- + lay.] (Naut.) To untwist; as, to unlay a rope.

(Un*learn") v. t. [1st pref. un- + learn.]

1. To forget, as what has been learned; to lose from memory; also, to learn the contrary of.

I had learned nothing right; I had to unlearn everything.

2. To fail to learn. [Obs.] Dr. H. More.

(Un*learn"ed), a. [Pref. un- + learned.]

1. Not learned; untaught; uneducated; ignorant; illiterate.

2. Not gained by study; not known.

3. Not exhibiting learning; as, unlearned verses.

Un*learn"ed*ly, adv.Un*learn"ed*ness, n.

(Un*leash") v. t. [1st pref. un- + leash.] To free from a leash, or as from a leash; to let go; to release; as, to unleash dogs.

(Un*leav"ened) a. Not leavened; containing no leaven; as, unleavened bread.

(Un*less") conj. [Formerly, onles, onlesse, onlesse that, that is, in less, in a less case. See On, and Less.] Upon any less condition than (the fact or thing stated in the sentence or clause which follows); if not; supposing that not; if it be not; were it not that; except; as, we shall fail unless we are industrious.

By the omission of the verb in the dependent clause, unless was frequently used prepositionally, — a construction common in Shakespeare and still employed colloquially.

Here nothing breeds unless the nightly owl.

(Un*licked") a. Not licked; hence, not properly formed; ungainly. Cf. To lick into shape, under Lick, v. Shak.

(Un*like") a.

1. To deprive of the authority or character of law. [Obs.]

2. To put beyond protection of law; to outlaw. [Obs.]

3. (Scots Law) To impose a fine upon; to fine.

(Un*law") n. [Pref. un- + law.] (Scots Law) (a) Any transgression or offense against the law. (b) A fine imposed as a penalty for violation of the law.

(Un*lawed") a. [Pref. un- + lawed, p. p. of lawe.] Not having the claws and balls of the forefeet cut off; — said of dogs.

(Un*law"ful) a. Not lawful; contrary to law.Un*law"ful*ly, adv.Un*law"ful*ness, n.

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