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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
- Lawyer Lawyer
(Cantonese 算死草, Jyutping
syun3 sei2 cou2, literally
weed") is a 1997 Hong Kong comedy
film produced, directed
- Lincoln Lawyer
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- The Lincoln Lawyer
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- The Lincoln Lawyer
is a 2005 novel, the 16th by American crime writer Michael
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- A rules lawyer
is a parti****nt in a rules-based environment
to use the letter
of the law without reference
to the spirit, usually
- A criminal defense lawyer
is a lawyer
(mostly barristers) specializing
in the defense
and companies charged
- The United States Supreme Court
' Edition, or Lawyers
(L. Ed. and L. Ed. 2d in case citations) is an unofficial reporter
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