Definition of serjeant-at-law in English:

serjeant-at-law

noun

British
historical
  • A barrister of the highest rank.

    • ‘The repairing and re-edifying of the old house by this Edward Baber (who was great great grandson of the Serjeant-at-Law) must have occurred about 1700.’
    • ‘The nucleus of this fine old house dates probably from the 15th century and its founder was a Rogers, most likely the serjeant at law.’

Pronunciation:

serjeant-at-law

/ˌsärjəntətˈlô/