Definition of pupil-master in English:


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  • A barrister in charge of a trainee barrister.
    More 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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