guardhouse lawyer

noun

: a person in the military service who pretends to wide knowledge of regulations, military law, and his or her rights
especially : one who so pretends while in confinement

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“Guardhouse lawyer.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/guardhouse%20lawyer. Accessed 19 Jul. 2024.

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