from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. a person, usually a solicitor, professionally employed by private parties to explain and recommend claims, bills, etc., under consideration of Parliament.
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- n. a person who is employed to look after the affairs of businesses that are affected by legislation of the British Parliament
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This scheme was opposed by Bishop Douglass, and ultimately defeated, though the pope consented that Milner should become parliamentary agent to the Irish bishops in their struggle to procure Catholic emancipation, and that for this purpose he should be permitted to go to London as often as necessary.