noun, plural attorneys general, attorney generals.
Origin of attorney general
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His importance was further increased by the special instructions issued to the Attorney-General to bring him to immediate trial.The Chronicles of Newgate, vol. 1/2|Arthur Griffiths
The Attorney-General meant that a bishop should have the income of a gentleman.
Mr. Wirt, the Attorney-General, gave the opinion that the law was unconstitutional.An Appeal in Favor of that Class of Americans Called Africans|Lydia Maria Child
I will give him law enough to confute, and he shall furnish the insolence to confront this Attorney-General.Sir Brook Fossbrooke, Volume II.|Charles James Lever
In 1841 he accepted the post of attorney-general for the duchy of Cornwall.