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Origin of barratry
OTHER WORDS FROM barratrybar·ra·trous, adjective
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Example sentences from the Web for barratry
Still, amidst these facts, which seemed to point pretty clearly to a case of barratry, there were serious difficulties.Toilers of the Sea|Victor Hugo
In Scotland, barratry is the crime committed by a judge who is induced by bribery to pronounce judgment.
The instances of barratry and of common scolds, I believe, are the only exceptions.The Trial of Charles Random de Berenger, Sir Thomas Cochrane,|William Brodie Gurney
Our legal term Barratry is derived from the medival Barrateria, which signified cheating or foul play.Gatherings From Spain|Richard Ford
But as yet there is nothing but his own raving to convict him of barratry.Mary Anerley|R. D. Blackmore