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King James Dictionary
LAW'YER, n. that is lawer, contracted from law-wer, law-man.
One versed in the laws, or a practitioner of law one whose profession is to institute suits in courts of law, and to prosecute or defend the cause of clients. this is a general term, comprehending attorneys, counselors, solicitors, barristers, serjeants and advocates.
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Entry for 'Lawyer'. King James Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/kjd/l/lawyer.html.