Definition of Legist

1. n. One skilled in the laws; a writer on law.



Definition of Legist

1. Noun. One skilled in the law; a writer on law. ¹

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Definition of Legist

1. one learned or skilled in the law [n -S]

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Literary usage of Legist

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1. Dictionary of American Biography, Including Men of the Time: Containing by Francis Samuel Drake (1872)
"Many years a member of the Me. legist., and was a brig.-gen. of militia in 1814. He pub. " Elements of War," 12mo, 1812; "A Treatise on Courts-Martial and ..."

2. Rabelais in His Writings by William Francis Smith (1918)
"RABELAIS AS legist As a legist Rabelais shews traces of the different influences to which he had been subjected in the very varied experiences of his life. ..."

3. An Account of the Private Life and Public Services of Salmon Portland Chase by Robert Bruce Warden (1874)
"... and experience, it might be in danger of countenancing the disparagement of our hero, as a legist, which has shown itself in certain quarters. ..."

4. Mores Catholici, Or, Ages of Faith by Kenelm Henry Digby (1846)
"Italia Sacra, Тот. IV. 107. t Id. Тот. 1.516. Lastly, hear how the legist of Bologna, in the time of Frederick the First is commemorated. ..."

5. History of Michigan by Charles Moore (1915)
"... whom is found S. Eugene Hull, assistant city attorney, and a legist who, still a young man, has risen to a high place in the ranks of his profession. ..."

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