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legal aid society

an organization providing free legal guidance and service to persons who cannot afford a lawyer.
Also called legal aid association.
Origin of legal aid society
First recorded in 1885-90 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • Tradition shows him as a sort of legal aid society for the city of London at that time.

    The Century of Columbus James J. Walsh
  • You know we have a legal aid society for just such cases as yours.

    A Romance of Billy-Goat Hill Alice Hegan Rice
  • He found instead, in the legal aid society, a champion that pleaded his cause and compelled the stableman to pay him his wages.

    The Battle with the Slum Jacob A. Riis.

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