serjeant-at-law

noun ser·jeant-at-law \ ˌsär-jənt-ət-ˈlȯ \

Definition of serjeant-at-law

plural serjeants-at-law
British :a member of a former class of barristers of the highest rank

First Known Use of serjeant-at-law

1503


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