from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A specialist in law.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. One skilled in the law; a writer on law.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. One skilled in the laws; a writer on law.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. One skilled in the laws.
a fresh impulse was given to legal researches, the terms legist and decretist -- the latter applied, in the narrower sense, to the interpreter of ecclesiastical law and commentator on the canonical texts -- have been carefully distinguished.
So perceived, the empire of law is a vital element of any healthy culture and the task of the legist or judge is a constructive one.
Coming from the Independent Womens Forum, she was tapped by Ashcroft to Chair Commission on Violence Against Women - and spent her entire tenure fighting enforcement of Clinton sponsored Anti Domestic Violence legist - ya know, the one that reduced Domestic Violence by almost 30% it's first 2 years -
In the meantime, read below about what the fair-haired actress-cum-musical legist had to say about Hilary Clinton and Britney Spears.
And he answered, Know, O King (whom Almighty Allah keep!) that the legist Shurayh 491 was wont, during the days of the plague, to make a visitation to Al – Najaf; and, whenever he stood up to pray, there came a fox which would plant himself facing him and which, by mimicking his movements, distracted him from his devotions.
When it comes to war, I am an instrumentalist, not a legist.
Therefore he resolved he would study the laws; but seeing that there were but three scald-and one bald-pated legist in that place, he departed from thence, and in his way made the bridge of Guard and the amphitheatre of Nimes in less than three hours, which, nevertheless, seems to be a more divine than human work.
Therefore, on the next ensuing Sunday, let the divine be our godly Father Hippothadee, the physician our honest Master Rondibilis, and our legist our friend Bridlegoose.
Where human statute is beginning to prize the general weal, the legist is of high account, and the priest paramount.
She had him at first instructed at home and then sent him to study law at Perugia, where he achieved great success under the eminent legist, Pietro de Ubaldis.