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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
In Scotland, barratry is the crime committed by a judge who is induced by bribery to pronounce judgment.
But of all sins, that of “barratry” was one of the most hateful to him.
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
For barratry and major sea-crimes, the penalty was death and dismemberment.Merchantmen-at-Arms|David W. Bone
He looked at barratry from every side, and the more he looked the less he seemed to like it.Wild Justice: Stories of the South Seas|Lloyd Osbourne