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Definition of Lawyer
LawyerLawyer Law"yer, n. [From Law, like bowyer, fr. bow.]
1. One versed in the laws, or a practitioner of law; one
whose profession is to conduct lawsuits for clients, or to
advise as to prosecution or defence of lawsuits, or as to
legal rights and obligations in other matters. It is a
general term, comprehending attorneys, counselors,
solicitors, barristers, sergeants, and advocates.
(a) The black-necked stilt. See Stilt.
(b) The bowfin (Amia calva).
(c) The burbot (Lota maculosa). lawyerStilt Stilt, n. [OE. stilte; akin to Dan. stylte, Sw. stylta,
LG. & D. stelt, OHG. stelza, G. stelze, and perh. to E.
1. A pole, or piece of wood, constructed with a step or loop
to raise the foot above the ground in walking. It is
sometimes lashed to the leg, and sometimes prolonged
upward so as to be steadied by the hand or arm.
Ambition is but avarice on stilts, and masked.
2. A crutch; also, the handle of a plow. [Prov. Eng.]
3. (Zo["o]l.) Any species of limicoline birds belonging to
Himantopus and allied genera, in which the legs are
remarkably long and slender. Called also longshanks,
stiltbird, stilt plover, and lawyer.
Note: The American species (Himantopus Mexicanus) is well
known. The European and Asiatic stilt (H. candidus)
is usually white, except the wings and interscapulars,
which are greenish black. The white-headed stilt (H.
leucocephalus) and the banded stilt (Cladorhynchus
pectoralis) are found in Australia.
Stilt plover (Zo["o]l.), the stilt.
Stilt sandpiper (Zo["o]l.), an American sandpiper
(Micropalama himantopus) having long legs. The bill is
somewhat expanded at the tip.
Meaning of Lawyer from wikipedia
- A lawyer
is a person
law, as an advocate, attorney
at law, barrister, barrister-at-law, bar-at-law, canonist, canon lawyer
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from the 2005 novel
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the short-term defense lawyer
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in 1990, and a member
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is an online legal technology company founded
by Charley Moore
in 2008, based
in San Francisco, California. It provides individuals
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by John Grisham. It was Grisham's ninth
novel. The book was released
in the United States
on 1 January
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is a term to describe
the most detailed
and minute points
of law or is an exceptionally competent lawyer
. Its first...
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is a monthly legal magazine
and website published
by ALM Media. It was founded
in 1979 by Steven
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