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Mawson, C.O.S., ed. (1870–1938). Roget’s International Thesaurus. 1922.
 
Class VI. Words Relating to the Sentient and Moral Powers
Section IV. Moral Affections
5. Institutions
 
968. Lawyer.
 
  
NOUN:LAWYER, jurist, legist, pundit [India], civilian, publicist, jurisconsult, legal adviser, advocate; barrister, barrister-at-law; counsel, counselor or counsellor, King’s or Queen’s counsel; K. C.; Q. C.; silk or silk gown; junior counsel, stuff or stuff gown; leader, serjeant-at-law, bencher, pleader, special pleader; tubman [Eng. law], judge [See Judge].
  solicitor, attorney, vakil or vakeel [India], proctor; equity draftsman, conveyancer, notary, - public; scrivener, cursitor [Eng. law]; writer, - to the signet; S.S.C.; limb of the law; pettifogger, shyster [U. S.].
  BAR, legal profession, gentlemen of the long robe; junior -, outer -, inner- bar; Inns of Court [Eng.].
  
VERB:PRACTICE LAW; practice at (or within) the bar, plead; call to (or within) the bar, be called to (or within) the bar; admitted to the bar, take silk.
  DISBAR, disbench [Eng. law], degrade.
  
ADJECTIVE:learned in the law; at the bar; forensic.
  
QUOTATIONS:
  1. Banco regis.
  2. Litigious terms, fat contentions, and flowing fees.—Milton
  3. Oh ’tis a blessed thing to have rich clients.—Beaumont and Fletcher
  4. With promise of high pay and great rewards.—III Henry VI
  5. The first thing we do, let’s kill all the lawyers.—II Henry VI

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