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law-makers \law-makers\ n. pl. Those persons who make or amend or repeal laws, collectively.

Syn: legislature, legislative assembly, general assembly.


n. persons who make or amend or repeal laws [syn: legislature, legislative assembly, general assembly]

Usage examples of "law-makers".

If I have reported the behaviour of the House intelligibly, the reader has been surprised by it, and has wondered whence these law-makers come and what they are made of.

One difference between schoolboys and the law-makers of the Reichsrath seems to be that the law-makers have no limit, no danger-line.

Why not leave them as free to make their own bargains, as the law-makers are to let their farms and houses?