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What does “barren” mean?

Origin of lawyer

First recorded in1350–1400, lawyer is from the Middle English word lawyere. See law1, -ier1

OTHER WORDS FROM lawyer

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British Dictionary definitions for lawyer

lawyer
/ (ˈlɔːjə, ˈlɔɪə) /

noun

a member of the legal profession, esp a solicitorSee also advocate, barrister, solicitor
a popular name for burbot

Word Origin for lawyer

C14: from law 1
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