serjeant-at-law

noun
ser·​jeant-at-law | \ ˌsär-jənt-ət-ˈlȯ How to pronounce serjeant-at-law (audio) \
plural serjeants-at-law

Definition of serjeant-at-law

British : a member of a former class of barristers of the highest rank

First Known Use of serjeant-at-law

1503, in the meaning defined above

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“Serjeant-at-law.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/serjeant-at-law. Accessed 26 Jan. 2021.

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