To keep counsel

Related to To keep counsel: keep own counsel
to keep one's thoughts, purposes, etc., undisclosed.
- Chaucer.
See under Counsel, n.

See also: Counsel, Keep

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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Instead of hurrying through the documents in order "not to keep counsel waiting," the expert witness should do just the opposite (i.e., take his or her good time in going through the papers until counsel begins to get impatient with having to wait).
LexisNexis (Dayton, OH) unit Mealey Publications has begun the publication of "LexisNexis Antitrust Litigation News," a monthly report designed to keep counsel current on the latest developments in antitrust law.