Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The gown or dress of a lawyer.

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Examples

  • The pedantry of the lawyer, superinduced upon the military pride of the soldier, might remind a modern of the days of the zealous volunteer service, when the bar-gown of our pleaders was often flung over a blazing uniform.

    Waverley

  • The pedantry of the lawyer, superinduced upon the military pride of the soldier, might remind a modern of the days of the zealous volunteer service, when the bar-gown of our pleaders was often flung over a blazing uniform.

    The Waverley

  • From this it may be inferred that (regard being had to change in value of money) a bar-gown at the close of the seventeenth century cost about ten times as much as it does at the present time.

    A Book About Lawyers

  • Aston, dressed in a bar-gown, whose father had formerly been Master of the Plea Office in the King's Bench.

    A Book About Lawyers

  • The pedantry of the lawyer, superinduced upon the military pride of the soldier, might remind a modern of the days of the zealous volunteer service, when the bar-gown of our pleaders was often flung over a blazing uniform.

    Waverley

  • The pedantry of the lawyer, superinduced upon the military pride of the soldier, might remind a modern of the days of the zealous volunteer service, when the bar-gown of our pleaders was often hung over a blazing uniform.

    Waverley: or, 'Tis sixty years since

  • If Ireland does not aflame the language and conduct ef Nortk America, the fan It will not reft with Mr. Dobbs, who feems ready to dye his bar-gown red to obtain a nominal diminutive independency* which could not perhaps be permanent.

    The Monthly Review

  • a modern of the days of the zealous volunteer service, when the bar-gown of our pleaders was often flung over a blazing uniform.

    Waverley — Complete

  • a modern of the days of the zealous volunteer service, when the bar-gown of our pleaders was often flung over a blazing uniform.

    Waverley — Volume 1

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