|a.||1.||Not permitted or allowed; prohibited; unlawful; |
|Adj.||1.||illicit - contrary to accepted morality (especially sexual morality) or convention; "an illicit association with his secretary"|
licit - sanctioned by custom or morality especially sexual morality; "a wife's licit love"
|2.||illicit - contrary to or forbidden by law; "an illegitimate seizure of power"; "illicit trade"; "an outlaw strike"; "unlawful measures"|
ILLICIT. What is unlawful what is forbidden by the law. Vide Unlawful.
2. This word is frequently used in policies of insurance, where the assured warrants against illicit trade. By illicit trade is understood that "which is made unlawful by the laws of the country to which the object is bound." The assured having entered into this warranty, is required to do no act which will expose the vessel to be legally condemned. 2 L. R. 337, 338. Vide Insurance; Trade; Warranty.