term-trotter

noun

Definition of term-trotter

British
: one who attends a college or a law court for an occasional term but not regularly

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“Term-trotter.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/term-trotter. Accessed 25 Jan. 2021.

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