Penang lawyer
Penang lawyer Pe*nang" law"yer [Prob. fr. Malay p[=i]nang l[=i]ar.] A kind of walking stick made from the stem of an East Asiatic palm ({Licuala acutifida}). [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

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