Definition of Devilling

1. Verb. (present participle of devil) ¹



2. Noun. (legal) The pupillage of a prospective advocate or barrister ¹

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Definition of Devilling

1. devil [v] - See also: devil

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Devilling

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devilling (current term)
devilment
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deviousness

Literary usage of Devilling

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1. Cases and Other Authorities on Legal Ethics by George Purcell Costigan (1917)
""devilling AND OTHER MATTF.RS.—It is not permissible or in accordance with the professional etiquette for a Counsel to hand over his brief to another ..."

2. Briefs and Papers: Sketches of the Bar and the Press by Thomas Wemyss Reid, Charles Russell Russell of Killowen (1872)
"Jones is " devilling " that brief for Smith ' is a phrase which, ... Now, Mr. Jones, in return for ' devilling' his friend Smith's brief (in other words, ..."

3. French Dramatists of the 19th Century by Brander Matthews (1901)
"Besides plagiarism, Dumas has been accused of "devilling," as the English term it; that is to say, of putting his name to plays written either wholly or in ..."

4. The Fourteenth Century by Frederick John Snell (1899)
"The practice of " devilling," to use a vulgar but expressive term, is familiar to all students of literature, the classical instance being that of Pope's ..."

5. A Philadelphia Lawyer in the London Courts by Thomas Leaming (1911)
""There is no rule or settled practice governing the remuneration for devilling, or assistance given by one counsel to another, in the cases above referred ..."

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