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A very shrewd lawyer expert in the exploitation of legal technicalities.
- ‘It doesn't take a Philadelphia lawyer to figure that one out.’
- ‘With that deal he demonstrated there is a career for him as a Philadelphia lawyer once he hangs up his boots.’
- ‘The consequence was a labyrinthine system of bonus points and calculating the draw which a Philadelphia lawyer might well have struggled to understand.’
With reference to Andrew Hamilton of Philadelphia, who successfully defended John Zenger (1735), an American journalist and publisher, from libel charges.
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The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.