from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Of or pertaining to a barrister.
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New appointees to the High Court bench are, it turns out, embarrassingly white, male, public-schooly and barristerial.
In this latter piece there are no less than thirty-five faces, all characteristic, showing the peculiar smug and pedantic cast of the barristerial lineaments.
I noted, as did many, the subtle barb, the sharp lance of barristerial disdain, when Mr Lodder put the point .. that some CPS lawyers were less than top drawer and had left the bar
They cannot believe that (as is too certain) great literary and even barristerial ability may co-exist with almost boundless silliness. "