Outer bar
Outer Out"er (out"[~e]r), a. [Compar. of {Out}.] [AS. [=u]tor, compar. of [=u]t, adv., out. See {Out}, {Utter}, a.] Being on the outside; external; farthest or farther from the interior, from a given station, or from any space or position regarded as a center or starting place; -- opposed to {inner}; as, the outer wall; the outer court or gate; the outer stump in cricket; the outer world. [1913 Webster]

{Outer bar}, in England, the body of junior (or utter) barristers; -- so called because in court they occupy a place beyond the space reserved for Queen's counsel. [1913 Webster]


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  • outer bar — noun : the junior counsel who have not yet become Queen s or King s Counsel and are not permitted to plead within the bar of the court compare inner bar * * * Eng. Law. a body of the junior counsel who sit and plead outside the dividing bar in… …   Useful english dictionary

  • outer bar — noun (the outer bar) (in the UK) barristers who are not Queen s or King s Counsels …   English new terms dictionary

  • outer bar — Refers to those barristers in the English court system who sit in the outer or utter bar; called junior barristers as distinguished from the King s counsel …   Black's law dictionary

  • outer bar — Eng. Law. a body of the junior counsel who sit and plead outside the dividing bar in the court, ranking below the King s Counsel or Queen s Counsel. Also, utter bar. Cf. inner bar. * * * …   Universalium

  • outer bar — The junior barristers or counsel, who sit outside the bar in an English court and in some other courts of the Commonwealth …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • the outer bar — (in the UK) barristers who are not Queen s or King s Counsels. → outer bar …   English new terms dictionary

  • Outer — Out er (out [ e]r), a. [Compar. of {Out}.] [AS. [=u]tor, compar. of [=u]t, adv., out. See {Out}, {Utter}, a.] Being on the outside; external; farthest or farther from the interior, from a given station, or from any space or position regarded as a …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • outer — adj. & n. adj. 1 outside; external (pierced the outer layer). 2 farther from the centre or inside; relatively far out. 3 objective or physical, not subjective or psychical. n. 1 a the division of a target furthest from the bull s eye. b a shot… …   Useful english dictionary

  • BAR — 1. n., v., & prep. n. 1 a long rod or piece of rigid wood, metal, etc., esp. used as an obstruction, confinement, fastening, weapon, etc. 2 a something resembling a bar in being (thought of as) straight, narrow, and rigid (bar of soap; bar of… …   Useful english dictionary

  • bar — 1. n., v., & prep. n. 1 a long rod or piece of rigid wood, metal, etc., esp. used as an obstruction, confinement, fastening, weapon, etc. 2 a something resembling a bar in being (thought of as) straight, narrow, and rigid (bar of soap; bar of… …   Useful english dictionary

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