Definition of Law-makers

1. Noun. Persons who make or amend or repeal laws.




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Lexicographical Neighbors of Law-makers

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lavolted
lavolting
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lavra
lavras
lavrentievite
lavrock
lavrocks
lavs
lavsium
lavy
law
law-abiding
law-breaking
law-makers (current term)
law Latin
law agent
law and order
law clerk
law degree
law enforcement
law enforcement agency
law firm
law merchant
law of Archimedes
law of Hobson-Jobson
law of action and reaction
law of areas
law of average localization

Literary usage of Law-makers

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1. The English Works of Thomas Hobbes of Malmesbury by Thomas ( Hobbes (1843)
"viii. also divers other assemblies held afterwards; wherein they elected law-makers, and enacted other things concerning the ..."

2. Appletons' Annual Cyclopædia and Register of Important Events of the Year (1887)
"We who are the sworn law-makers of the nation, and ought to be examples of respect for and obedience to the law—we who, before we took our first step in ..."

3. Lawyers' Reports Annotated by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company (1905)
"... Monroe, and Washtenaw, with 230041 inhabitants, were accorded but three. Such laws breed disrespect for all law, for law-makers become law-breakers. ..."

4. A Treatise on the Law of Telegraph and Telephone Companies by Sidney Walter Jones (1906)
"When different rule obtains—intent of law-makers. The rule that the term "telegraph" in statutes includes and embraces "telephone" is not general, ..."

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