Philadelphia lawyer


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Philadelphia lawyer

n.
A skillful attorney, especially one who is knowledgeable about legal technicalities and their effective use.

[After PhiladelphiaPennsylvania.]
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Philadel′phia law′yer


n.
a lawyer of outstanding ability at exploiting legal fine points and technicalities.
[1780–90, Amer.]
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