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Inns of Court

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pl.n.
1. The four legal societies in England founded about the beginning of the 1300s and having the exclusive right to confer the title of barrister on law students.
2. The buildings housing the Inns of Court.

Inns of Court

pl n
(Law) (in England) the four private unincorporated societies in London that function as a law school and have the exclusive privilege of calling candidates to the English bar. See Lincoln's Inn, Inner Temple, Middle Temple, Gray's Inn

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n.
1. the four legal societies in England that have the exclusive privilege of calling candidates to the bar.
2. the buildings occupied by these societies.
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