sergeant-at-law

advocaat (speciaal soort in Engeland)
sergeant-at-law (Amer.)

English-Dutch dictionary. 2013.

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  • Sergeant at law — (engl., spr. ßārdschent oder ßördschent ätt lao), in England Bezeichnung für die höhern Barristers (s. Barrister) …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • sergeant-at-law — (Amer.) special type of British lawyer …   English contemporary dictionary

  • sergeant-at-law — noun an English barrister of the highest rank • Syn: ↑serjeant at law, ↑serjeant, ↑sergeant • Hypernyms: ↑barrister * * * variant of serjeant at law …   Useful english dictionary

  • sergeant — sergeancy /sahr jeuhn see/, sergeantship, n. /sahr jeuhnt/, n. 1. a noncommissioned army officer of a rank above that of corporal. 2. U.S. Air Force. any noncommissioned officer above the rank of airman first class. 3. a police officer ranking… …   Universalium

  • Sergeant — Ser geant, n. [F. sergent, fr. L. serviens, entis, p. pr. of servire to serve. See {Serve}, and cf. {Servant}.] [Written also {serjeant}. Both spellings are authorized. In England {serjeant} is usually preferred, except for military officers. In… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Sergeant major — Sergeant Ser geant, n. [F. sergent, fr. L. serviens, entis, p. pr. of servire to serve. See {Serve}, and cf. {Servant}.] [Written also {serjeant}. Both spellings are authorized. In England {serjeant} is usually preferred, except for military… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Sergeant-at-arms — Sergeant Ser geant, n. [F. sergent, fr. L. serviens, entis, p. pr. of servire to serve. See {Serve}, and cf. {Servant}.] [Written also {serjeant}. Both spellings are authorized. In England {serjeant} is usually preferred, except for military… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Law & Order — Title card Format Police procedural Legal drama …   Wikipedia

  • Sergeant (disambiguation) — Sergeant, or Serjeant may refer to:*Sergeant, a police, or military rank *Serjeant at law, an obsolete legal rank *Serjeant at Arms, an agent of a legislative body tasked with keeping orderPeople with the name Sergeant*John Sergeant (politician)… …   Wikipedia

  • sergeant — (n.) c.1200, servant, from O.Fr. sergent, from M.L. servientum (nom. serviens) servant, vassal, soldier (in L.L. public official ), from L. servientem serving, prp. of servire to serve (see SERVE (Cf. serve)); cognate with Sp. sirviente, It …   Etymology dictionary

  • Law of the Land — (1993 to 1999) was an Australian television drama series that screened on the Nine Network. Law of the Land was set in the fictional country town of Merringanee and centred on the unique way that locals dealt with and enforced the law.The series… …   Wikipedia

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