Utter barrister
Utter Ut"ter, a. [OE. utter, originally the same word as outer. See {Out}, and cf. {Outer}, {Utmost}.] [1913 Webster] 1. Outer. ``Thine utter eyen.'' --Chaucer. [Obs.] ``By him a shirt and utter mantle laid.'' --Chapman. [1913 Webster]

As doth an hidden moth The inner garment fret, not th' utter touch. --Spenser. [1913 Webster]

2. Situated on the outside, or extreme limit; remote from the center; outer. [Obs.] [1913 Webster]

Through utter and through middle darkness borne. --Milton. [1913 Webster]

The very utter part pf Saint Adelmes point is five miles from Sandwich. --Holinshed. [1913 Webster]

3. Complete; perfect; total; entire; absolute; as, utter ruin; utter darkness. [1913 Webster]

They . . . are utter strangers to all those anxious thoughts which disquiet mankind. --Atterbury. [1913 Webster]

4. Peremptory; unconditional; unqualified; final; as, an utter refusal or denial. --Clarendon. [1913 Webster]

{Utter bar} (Law), the whole body of junior barristers. See {Outer bar}, under 1st {Outer}. [Eng.]

{Utter barrister} (Law), one recently admitted as barrister, who is accustomed to plead without, or outside, the bar, as distinguished from the benchers, who are sometimes permitted to plead within the bar. [Eng.] --Cowell. [1913 Webster]


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  • utter barrister — noun : a barrister of the outer bar compare bencher b * * * utter barrister noun 1. Formerly, a barrister of rank next below a bencher 2. A person who pleads outside the bar, an ordinary barrister, not a king s or queen s counsel or a serjeant at …   Useful english dictionary

  • utter barrister. — See outer barrister. * * * …   Universalium

  • utter barrister — (English Law) licensed barrister authorized to practice and to plead without or outside the bar (as contrary to the benchers, who are occasionally allowed to plead within the bar) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • utter barrister — /ˈʌtə bærəstə / (say utuh baruhstuh) noun a barrister who is not a Queen s Counsel …   Australian English dictionary

  • utter barrister — Same as outer barrister …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • utter barrister. — See outer barrister …   Useful english dictionary

  • utter barrister — In English law, those barristers who plead without the bar, and are distinguished from benchers, or those who have been readers, and who are allowed to plead within the bar, as the king s counsel are …   Black's law dictionary

  • Utter — Ut ter, a. [OE. utter, originally the same word as outer. See {Out}, and cf. {Outer}, {Utmost}.] [1913 Webster] 1. Outer. Thine utter eyen. Chaucer. [Obs.] By him a shirt and utter mantle laid. Chapman. [1913 Webster] As doth an hidden moth The… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Utter bar — Utter Ut ter, a. [OE. utter, originally the same word as outer. See {Out}, and cf. {Outer}, {Utmost}.] [1913 Webster] 1. Outer. Thine utter eyen. Chaucer. [Obs.] By him a shirt and utter mantle laid. Chapman. [1913 Webster] As doth an hidden moth …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Junior barrister — A junior barrister is a barrister who has not yet attained the rank of Queen s Counsel. Although the term is archaic and not commonly used, junior barristers (or juniors ) can also be referred to as utter barristers derived from outer barristers… …   Wikipedia

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