Law vs. Taw

Law vs. Taw — Is There a Difference?

Difference Between Law and Taw

Lawnoun

A rule of conduct or procedure established by custom, agreement, or authority.

Tawverb

To convert (an animal hide) into white leather by treating it with a mixture containing alum and salt.

Lawnoun

The body of rules and principles governing the affairs of a community and enforced by a political authority; a legal system

international law.

Tawverb

To shoot a marble.

Lawnoun

The condition of social order and justice created by adherence to such a system

a breakdown of law and civilized behavior.

Tawnoun

Chiefly Southern US A large, fancy marble used for shooting.

Lawnoun

A set of rules or principles dealing with a specific area of a legal system

tax law.criminal law.

Tawnoun

The line from which a player shoots in marbles.

Lawnoun

A statute, ordinance, or other rule enacted by a legislature.

Tawnoun

A game of marbles.

Lawnoun

A judicially established legal requirement; a precedent.

Tawnoun

Variant of tav.

Lawnoun

The system of judicial administration giving effect to the laws of a community

All citizens are equal before the law.

Tawverb

To prepare or dress, as hemp, by beating; to tew.

Lawnoun

Legal action or proceedings; litigation

submit a dispute to law.

Tawverb

To beat; to scourge.

Lawnoun

An impromptu or extralegal system of justice substituted for established judicial procedure

frontier law.

Tawverb

(transitive) To dress and prepare, as the skins of sheep, lambs, goats, and kids, for gloves, etc., by imbuing them with alum, salt, and other agents, for softening and bleaching them.

Lawnoun

An agency or agent responsible for enforcing the law. Often used with the

"The law ... stormed out of the woods as the vessel was being relieved of her cargo" (Sid Moody).

Tawverb

(transitive) To turn (animals' hide) into leather, usually by soaking it in a certain solution.

Lawnoun

(Informal) A police officer. Often used with the.

Tawverb

To shoot a marble.

Lawnoun

The science and study of law; jurisprudence.

Tawverb

To push; to tug; to tow.

Lawnoun

Knowledge of law.

Tawnoun

(obsolete) Tawed leather.

Lawnoun

The profession of an attorney.

Tawnoun

A favorite marble in the game of marbles.

Lawnoun

Something, such as an order or a dictum, having absolute or unquestioned authority

The commander's word was law.

Tawnoun

A line or mark from which the players begin a game of marbles.

Lawnoun

A body of principles or precepts held to express the divine will, especially as revealed in the Bible.

Tawnoun

(square dancing) A dance partner.

Walk around your corner; see-saw around your taw.

Lawnoun

The first five books of the Hebrew Scriptures.

Tawnoun

A favorite person; beloved, partner, spouse.

Lawnoun

A code of principles based on morality, conscience, or nature.

Tawnoun

The 22nd and last letter of many Semitic alphabets/abjads, including Phoenician, Aramaic, Hebrew, Syriac, and Arabic.

Lawnoun

A rule or custom generally established in a particular domain

the unwritten laws of good sportsmanship.

Tawnoun

the 23rd letter of the Hebrew alphabet

Lawnoun

A way of life

the law of the jungle.

Tawnoun

a large marble used for shooting in the game of marbles

Lawnoun

A statement describing a relationship observed to be invariable between or among phenomena for all cases in which the specified conditions are met

the law of gravity.

Lawnoun

A generalization based on consistent experience or results

the law of supply and demand.

Lawnoun

(Mathematics) A general principle or rule that is assumed or that has been proven to hold between expressions.

Lawnoun

A principle of organization, procedure, or technique

the laws of grammar.the laws of visual perspective.

Lawnoun

The body of binding rules and regulations, customs, and standards established in a community by its legislative and judicial authorities.

the courts interpret the law; entrapment is against the law

Lawnoun

The body of such rules that pertain to a particular topic.

property law; commercial hunting and fishing law

Lawnoun

Common law, as contrasted with equity.

Lawnoun

A binding regulation or custom established in a community in this way.

There is a law against importing wallabies.A new law forbids driving on that road.The court ruled that the executive order was not law and nullified it.

Lawnoun

(more generally) A rule, such as:

Lawnoun

Any rule that must or should be obeyed, concerning behaviours and their consequences. mores.}}

"Do unto others as you wish them to do unto you" is a good law to follow.the law of self-preservation

Lawnoun

A rule or principle regarding the construction of language or art.

the laws of playwriting and poetry

Lawnoun

A statement (in physics, etc) of an (observed, established) order or sequence or relationship of phenomena which is invariable under certain conditions. theory.}}

the laws of thermodynamicsNewton's third law of motion states that to every action there is always an equal and opposite reaction. This is one of several laws derived from his general theory expounded in the Philosophiæ Naturalis Principia Mathematica.

Lawnoun

A statement (of relation) that is true under specified conditions; a mathematical or logical rule.

Mathematical laws can be proved purely through mathematics, without scientific experimentation.

Lawnoun

Any statement of the relation of acts and conditions to their consequences.

the law of scarcity; the law of supply and demand

Lawnoun

(cricket) One of the official rules of cricket as codified by the its (former) governing body, the MCC.

Lawnoun

The control and order brought about by the observance of such rules.

They worked to maintain law and order.It was a territory without law, marked by violence.

Lawnoun

A person or group that act(s) with authority to uphold such rules and order (for example, one or more police officers).

Here comes the law — run!

Lawnoun

The profession that deals with such rules (as lawyers, judges, police officers, etc).

He is studying for a career in law.She has practiced law in New York for twenty years.

Lawnoun

Jurisprudence, the field of knowledge which encompasses these rules.

She went to university to study law.

Lawnoun

Litigation, legal action (as a means of maintaining or restoring order, redressing wrongs, etc).

They were quick to go to law.

Lawnoun

An allowance of distance or time (a head start) given to a weaker (human or animal) competitor in a race, to make the race more fair.

Lawnoun

(fantasy) One of two metaphysical forces ruling the world in some fantasy settings, also called order, and opposed to chaos.

Lawnoun

An oath sworn before a court, especially disclaiming a debt. wager of law", "wage one's law", "perform one's law", "lose one's law".}}

Lawnoun

(obsolete) A tumulus of stones.

Lawnoun

A hill.

Lawverb

(obsolete) To work as a lawyer; to practice law.

Lawverb

To prosecute or sue (someone), to litigate.

Lawverb

(nonstandard) To rule over (with a certain effect) by law; govern.

Lawverb

(informal) To enforce the law.

Lawverb

To subject to legal restrictions.

Lawinterjection

(dated) An exclamation of mild surprise; lawks.

Lawnoun

legal document setting forth rules governing a particular kind of activity;

there is a law against kidnapping

Lawnoun

the collection of rules imposed by authority;

civilization presupposes respect for the lawthe great problem for jurisprudence to allow freedom while enforcing order

Lawnoun

a generalization that describes recurring facts or events in nature;

the laws of thermodynamics

Lawnoun

a rule or body of rules of conduct inherent in human nature and essential to or binding upon human society

Lawnoun

the learned profession that is mastered by graduate study in a law school and that is responsible for the judicial system;

he studied law at Yale

Lawnoun

the force of policemen and officers;

the law came looking for him

Lawnoun

the branch of philosophy concerned with the law and the principles that lead courts to make the decisions they do