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barrister
used in David Copperfield

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Definition a lawyer who can speak in the higher courts of law in Britain, Australia, Canada and some other countries
  • Only a barrister is eligible for such preferments; and Mr. Micawber could not be a barrister, without being entered at an inn of court as a student, for five years.'
    Chapters 34-36 (93% in)
  • Only a barrister is eligible for such preferments; and Mr. Micawber could not be a barrister, without being entered at an inn of court as a student, for five years.'
    Chapters 34-36 (93% in)
  • In the course of my stumbling upstairs, I fancied I heard a pleasant sound of laughter; and not the laughter of an attorney or barrister, or attorney's clerk or barrister's clerk, but of two or three merry girls.
    Chapters 58-60 (30% in)
  • In the course of my stumbling upstairs, I fancied I heard a pleasant sound of laughter; and not the laughter of an attorney or barrister, or attorney's clerk or barrister's clerk, but of two or three merry girls.
    Chapters 58-60 (30% in)

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