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legal eagle

noun
1.
Often Disparaging. a lawyer.
Origin
1935-1940
1935-40
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legal eagle

noun phrase

A lawyer, esp a clever and aggressive one: In 1979 Davis' legal eagles got him acquitted again/ Software turns you into a regular legal beagle


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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