Definition of Briefless

1. Adjective. (of lawyers or barristers) lacking clients.




Definition of Briefless

1. a. Having no brief; without clients; as, a briefless barrister.

Definition of Briefless

1. Adjective. (legal) Lacking briefs (clients) ¹

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Definition of Briefless

1. [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Briefless

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briefe
briefed
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briefless (current term)
briefly
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Literary usage of Briefless

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1. A Library of American Literature from the Earliest Settlement to the Present by Arthur Stedman, Edmund Clarence Stedman (1894)
"THE briefless BARRISTER A BALLAD. AN Attorney was taking a turn, In shabby habiliments drest; His coat it was shockingly worn, And the rust bad invested his ..."

2. The Monthly Review by Ralph Griffiths (1830)
"Talcs of a briefless Barrister. 3 vols. 8vo. Colburn and Bentley. London. 1830. Of the fourteen volumes, whose titles we have above enumerated, ..."

3. The Wit and Humor of America by Marshall Pinckney Wilder (1911)
"THE briefless BARRISTER A Ballad BY JOHN G. SAXE An attorney was taking a turn, In shabby habiliments drest; His coat it was shockingly worn, ..."

4. Social Life in the Reign of Queen Anne: Taken from Original Sources by John Ashton (1882)
"The different branches of the law—briefless Barristers—Green bags— Forensic wigs—Attorneys—Knights of the Post—Lord Somers—Lord Cowper : his abolition of ..."

5. Punch by Mark Lemon, Henry Mayhew, Tom Taylor, Shirley Brooks, Francis Cowley Burnand, Owen Seaman (1898)
"briefless IN RE ZOLA. IT is my opinion that it would be distinctly out of ... You, Mr. briefless? all respect to your Lordship, that the man who would not ..."

6. A Whimsey Anthology by Carolyn Wells (1906)
"... So we'll suppose that we have reached The tail end of our tale. Anonymous. THE briefless BARRISTER A (A Ballad) N Attorney was taking a ..."

7. American Wit and Humor by Joel Chandler Harris (1907)
"The briefless Barrister A Ballad AN Attorney was taking a turn, In shabby habiliments drest; His coat it was shockingly worn, And the rust had invested his ..."

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