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pupil-master Line breaks: pupil-master

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Definition of pupil-master in English:


A barrister in charge of a trainee barrister.
Example sentences
  • Part VII of the Code contained sections on pupil-masters and pupils.
  • The roots of the prime minister's sacking of his old pupil-master last year lie in the dispute over criminal justice between the lord chancellor and the minister.
  • It is not a good idea to find yourself crying with laughter at work as your pupil-master (for non-lawyers, that's basically your Big Boss Man) walks towards you.
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