Definitions

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  • noun Plural form of pleader.

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Examples

  • You knew that it was necessary to submit all facts to stringent examination of their causes, that often facts are admitted while motives remain to seek, and that the representatives of litigants are called pleaders of causes, because they set forth the causes of each particular act.

    The Defense

  • You knew that it was necessary to submit all facts to stringent examination of their causes, that often facts are admitted while motives remain to seek, and that the representatives of litigants are called pleaders of causes, because they set forth the causes of each particular act.

    The Defense

  • You knew that it was necessary to submit all facts to stringent examination of their causes, that often facts are admitted while motives remain to seek, and that the representatives of litigants are called pleaders of

    The Apologia and Florida of Apuleius of Madaura

  • But if the inquiry takes place at a city police-court, the witnesses come in contact with the false witnesses, and bad characters, and petty lawyers (or "pleaders" as they are called), who hang about in the vicinity, and the usual result is that having been tampered with by some interested person, all hopes of an honest narrative are at an end.

    India and the Indians

  • In one of the colleges of an Indian University in a large manufacturing town, fourteen young men -- very agreeable and frank, outspoken fellows -- met at random in one of the hostels, were asked what, on completing their college course, they intended to do; twelve answered to become "pleaders," and two hoped for something in the Government service.

    Rebuilding Britain A Survey Of Problems Of Reconstruction After The World War

  • He declared on "Meet the Press" that his goal was "To stand up to the special pleaders who are encamped, I should say, encircling the state capitol, and to see through their particular factional claims to the broad public interest."

    David Boaz: Governor Veto

  • Beyond the taxpayer cost, Mr. Resch and his industry special-pleaders appear to want the U.S. to emulate the Chinese model of state-supported capitalism.

    Solar Spectacle

  • He declared on "Meet the Press" that his goal was "To stand up to the special pleaders who are encamped, I should say, encircling the state capitol, and to see through their particular factional claims to the broad public interest."

    David Boaz: Governor Veto

  • The current financial meltdown is the perfect time to make redundant the army of tax consultants, lobbyists, and special pleaders who are at the root of our problems.

    Matthew Yglesias » Tax Simplification and the Flat Tax

  • Governor Brown knows his state is in debt up to its eyeballs, he knows where the money goes, and he knows that the special pleaders are still encircling the state capitol.

    David Boaz: Governor Veto

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