Call to the bar

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admission to practice in the courts.

See also: Call

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
References in classic literature ?
will the lawyers help her to be called to the bar? will the clergy tolerate her in the Church?
He was called to the Bar. His late partners in the firm knew they could trust him, and put business into his hands.
Rouletabille was immediately called to the bar and his examination continued.
After a time it was decided that Walter should be a barrister, or, as it is called in Scotland, an advocate, and in 1792 he was called to the Bar. His work as an advocate was at first not very constant, and it left him plenty of time for long, rambling excursions or raids, as he used to call them, in different parts of Scotland and in the north of England.
I make no manner of doubt but that, in this light, we may see the imaginary future chancellor just called to the bar, the archbishop in crape, and the prime minister at the tail of an opposition, more truly happy than those who are invested with all the power and profit of those respective offices.
Adams is going to be called to the bar almost directly, and is to be an advocate, and to wear a wig.
The NBA said it is concerned because as an association of legal practitioners called to the bar, it is their duty to ensure that the society is cleansed of any form of criminal activities, adding that since the law is not a respecter of any person, it is important to bring to an end the act of lawlessness of such people.
After being called to the Bar of England and Wales in 1995, Chowdhury completed LL.M in King's College, London.
from the University of Cambridge, UK before being called to the Bar at the Lincoln's Inn, London.
Thomson was escorted out of the Commons estate on Tuesday, February 6, after Met Police were called to the bar following reports of sexual touching.
A significant number of our barristers have remained loyal to our ethos, still practising from Clock Chambers for over 20 years, including Nicholas Wadsworth who was called to the Bar in 1995 and specialises in family law, and Edward Soulsby who was called to the Bar in 1996 and practises criminal law.