Law

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English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From the given name Lawrence.

Proper noun[edit]

Law

  1. A patronymic surname​.
  2. A diminutive of Lawrence.

Etymology 2[edit]

From Old English hlaw, a hill or burial mound.

Proper noun[edit]

Law

  1. A topographic surname, perhaps originally meaning someone who lives near a burial mound.
  2. (Scotland) a conical hill

Etymology 3[edit]

Capitalized form of law.

Proper noun[edit]

Law

  1. (Judaism) the Torah
  2. (Christianity) a generic term which can refer to the Divine commandments (primarily the Decalogue), the Old Testament in general or, most specifically, the Torah.

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