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Philadelphia lawyer

Definitions

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  • n. A clever, crafty, or otherwise extremely adroit practitioner of law.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A lawyer knowledgeable about the most detailed and minute points of law, especially one with an exceptional propensity and ability to exploit fine technical points of law for the client's advantage.

Etymologies

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Possibly derived from Andrew Hamilton's skillful defense of John Peter Zenger in 1735, though, as the phrase is not attested until 1788, this is uncertain.

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