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Lawyer

1. One versed in the laws, or a practitioner of law; one whose profession is to conduct lawsuits for clients, or to advise as to prosecution or defence of lawsuits, or as to legal rights and obligations in other matters. It is a general term, comprehending attorneys, counselors, solicitors, barristers, sergeants, and advocates.

2. (Science: zoology) The black-necked stilt. See stilt. The bowfin (amia calva).

The burbot (Lota maculosa).

Origin: From law, like bowyer, fr.bow.


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... have to kill to defend yourself, rely on the police to protect you, or learn some martial arts. If you have enough money, you can also get a good lawyer. So it's not such a matter of evolving towards crime, it's a matter of how you defend yourself from the threat of crime, and if necessary, how ...

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Fri Oct 08, 2010 10:25 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
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Sun Jan 14, 2007 4:15 pm
 
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