Leguleian Le`gu*le"ian (l[=e]`g[-u]*l[=e]"yan), a. [L. leguleius pettifogger, fr. lex, legis, law.] Lawyerlike; legal. [R.] ``Leguleian barbarism.'' --De Quincey. -- n. A lawyer. [1913 Webster]

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  • leguleian — leg·u·le·ian …   English syllables

  • leguleian —   a. like lawyer; pettifogging; n. lawyer.    ♦ leguleious, a …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • leguleian — ˌlegyəˈlēən noun ( s) Etymology: Latin leguleius pettifogger (from leg , lex law) + English an more at legal : pettifogger some silly leguleians … argue unawares against their own clients Joseph Washington …   Useful english dictionary

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