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n. - An English barrister of the highest rank.

Usage examples (20)
  • Boutell has figured this brass, which he states to be that of a serjeant-at-law.
  • As soon as any member of an inn of court is raised by royal writ to the state, degree, and dignity of a serjeant-at-law, he ceases to be a member of the society.
  • Thereupon the Lord Chancellor issued a writ to each of them, summoning them to appear under a heavy penalty, and take upon themselves the state and degree of...
  • His wife was a daughter of the Edgars, who flourished about four hundred years in the county of Suffolk, and produced an eminent and wealthy serjeant-at-law, Sir Gregory... for more
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