Examples from the Web for legist
Covarruvias, a Spanish legist, already quoted, agrees with Arnault Ferton.Cock Lane and Common-Sense|Andrew Lang
Then as an administrator he reformed the government, as a legist he reissued and revised the laws.Constantinople|William Holden Hutton
It was a requirement of prudence and safety which commends itself to every logician and legist.The Trial of Jesus from a Lawyer's Standpoint, Vol. I (of II)|Walter M. Chandler
But this was the end of the poetic reputation of Chapelain, “the legist of Parnassus”.
Where human statute is beginning to prize the general weal, the legist is of high account, and the priest paramount.