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  • n. Attributive form of legal eagle

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Examples

  • Kelley -- famed for such legal-eagle shows as "Ally McBeal," "Boston Legal" and NBC's "Harry's Law" -- remakes the Amazon as a crimefighter on the streets of Los Angeles.

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  • The leg display on Ally McBeal annoyed women and undermined any legal-eagle authority the character might have, even within the show's comic framework.

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  • The Transcontinent & Overseas people arrived at Barathrum Spaceport the next morning; a rear-rank vice-president, a front-rank legal-eagle, and three engineers.

    The Cosmic Computer

  • Team Obama has established enough prima facia evidence of criminal incompetence and neglect with the three terrorist attacks that slipped by their legal-eagle eyes in just one short year in office.

    The Strata-Sphere

  • Currently, however, he's in legal-eagle mode, suited up as "warhorse" lawyer Jack

    Playbill.com : News

  • While all three of those actors played the man as deeply suave before breaking down into utter silence, Baker sees Alan as more of a legal-eagle cipher and gives him a slightly grating voice into the bargain.

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  • A stage treatment of the hit Reese Witherspoon movie about a ditz who discovers she has a legal-eagle brain and a moral backbone.

    The Seattle Times

  • Some legal-eagle decided they should have something like the verizon poison pill on their 'unlimited' and noticed that most EDGE users never went past 1GB

    TG Daily - All News

  • If you’re a legal-eagle type, you’ll look at my testimony with slightly less importance than the scientific documents that are out there — what Michael Ashenden has done, or the documents that came out of the SCA case, or the documents that Damien Ressiot from L’Equipe managed to uncover.

    Interview: Former Armstrong assistant ‘ashamed’ of working for him

  • Another one of those legal-eagle words that judges, juries, cops and prosecutors use when describing a citizen arrest "is

    Green Mountain Daily - Front Page

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