Definition of Barrister

1. Noun. A British or Canadian lawyer who speaks in the higher courts of law on behalf of either the defense or prosecution.

Category relationships: Jurisprudence, Law
Specialized synonyms: Counsel To The Crown, Sergeant, Sergeant-at-law, Serjeant, Serjeant-at-law
Generic synonyms: Attorney, Lawyer



Definition of Barrister

1. n. Counselor at law; a counsel admitted to plead at the bar, and undertake the public trial of causes, as distinguished from an attorney or solicitor. See Attorney.

Definition of Barrister

1. Noun. (legal chiefly UK NZ) A lawyer with the right to speak and argue as an advocate in higher lawcourts. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Barrister

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Literary usage of Barrister

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Initials and Pseudonyms: A Dictionary of Literary Disguises by William Cushing (1885)
"barrister, A. Sir John Taylor Coleridge. Notes on the Reform Bill... L. 1831. barrister, A. Sir Julia Joseph Dillon. The question as to the admission of ..."

2. Annual Register edited by Edmund Burke (1881)
"Arthur Charles, Req., one of HM's Counsel, Albert Venn Dicey, Req., barrister-at-Law, and Robert Samuel Wright, Req., barrister-at-Law, to be Commissioners ..."

3. The Law Magazine and Law Review, Or, Quarterly Journal of Jurisprudence by William S. Hein & Company (1863)
"By J. Baker, Esq., barrister. Third Edition. Including the Statutes passed during the last Session of Parliament, and the Scotch and Irish Acts. 12mo., 7s. ..."

4. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General by Thomas Spencer Baynes (1888)
"No barrister can be appointed «bo is of lees than fifteen years standing, or a member of Parliament, or holder of any office of profit (other than that of ..."

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