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expert witness

noun
1.
a person, as a physician, who provides testimony at a legal proceeding in the form of professional opinions.
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  • Simon glanced over at the formidable David of Trebizond, who up to now had been the most expert witness on the Tartars.

  • Ill go into court and examine McLaughlin, myself, as an expert witness.

    Cursed George Allan England
  • Where it was a case of saving a friend, he was prepared to act in a manner reminiscent of an American expert witness.

    Mike P. G. Wodehouse
  • An expert witness on the side of the Prosecution, or any witness called by the Defense.

    The Roycroft Dictionary Elbert Hubbard
  • Mr. Maskelyne, the conjurer, was summoned as an expert witness and performed a number of the mediums tricks in the witness box.

  • In the center of the room, facing the Olympians, stood or sat the particular claimant or expert witness of the séance.

  • Such claimed functional effects, however, are strongly contradicted by the expert witness for complainant.

    Flying Machines W.J. Jackman and Thos. H. Russell
  • Some years ago, in Hamburg, I was called as an expert witness in a case of this kind.

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