verb (used with object), dis·barred, dis·bar·ring.
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Origin of disbar
Examples from the Web for disbarred
In the end, Mangum was discredited, Nifong was disbarred, and the state's attorney general proclaimed the boys' innocence.Speed Read: The Juiciest Bits From a New Book on the Duke Lacrosse Scandal|William O’Connor|April 8, 2014|DAILY BEAST
In 1980 she was charged with professional incompetence and practising without chambers; she was disbarred three years later.The Week in Death: Clarissa Dickson Wright, One of ‘Two Fat Ladies’|The Telegraph|March 22, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He withheld the salaries of parliamentarians who refused to rubberstamp his laws, and lawyers who challenged him were disbarred.Forget Kim Jong Un—China’s New Favorite Dictator Is Belarus’s Aleksandr Lukashenko.|Kapil Komireddi|January 28, 2014|DAILY BEAST
When Chen Guangcheng was tried in court in 2006, his lawyers were beaten, detained, and disbarred.Chinese Dissident Chen Guangcheng’s Nephew Faces Assault Charges|Paul Mooney|October 13, 2012|DAILY BEAST
According to one report, their lawyer was disbarred two years after their case was lost for "lack of diligence" in other cases.
Upon inquiry I found the lawyer was but just disbarred for some malpractice; and the discovery added excessively to my disquiet.The Wrecker|Robert Louis Stevenson and Lloyd Osbourne
By a clause in a statute, a layman or a disbarred lawyer might conduct a case for himself or for one of “his own family.”The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson - Swanston Edition Vol. 18 (of 25)|Robert Louis Stevenson
By reason of his physique he was disbarred from mere manual labor, and that haven of the failure—the army.Garrison's Finish|W. B. M. Ferguson
Yet Mr. Tutt had brought disbarment proceedings against many lawyers in his time and—what is more—had them disbarred.Tutt and Mr. Tutt|Arthur Train
Olavide was summoned thither, disbarred, condemned to pay various sums and imprisoned.A History of the Inquisition of Spain; vol. 4|Henry Charles Lea