lawyer


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lawyer

1. a member of the legal profession, esp a solicitor
2. a popular name for burbot (a fish)
References in classic literature ?
Inside the railed enclosure a lawyer was reading a typewritten speech.
Again, when the lawyers were making inquiry for the missing document, it was a by-word that it would never be found, unless in the wizard's skeleton hand.
She expected the agent to fly into a passion, but he was, to her bewilderment, as ever imperturbable; he even offered to go and get a lawyer for her, but she declined this.
Clare's brother has written, and he and the lawyer think that the servants and furniture had better be put up at auction, and the place left with our lawyer.
This was the great Judge Thatcher, brother of their own lawyer.
They swore in the jury, and then the lawyer for the prostitution got up and begun.
She sets such store by you, she'll want you to have your home here as long's you live, but anyway I've wrote it down that way; though Lawyer Burns's wills don't hold more'n half the time.
John Knightley's being a lawyer is very inconvenient.
I left her this morning with her lawyer, talking over the business.
She was living three months ago," returned the lawyer.
His lawyer had been Earnshaw's also: I called at the village, and asked him to accompany me.
At the second reading the request which the lawyer now addressed to her, and the farewell words which had escaped Mr.