Solicitor-general

Definitions

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  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Solicitor-general The second law officer in the government of Great Britain; also, a similar officer under the United States government, who is associated with the attorney-general; also, the chief law officer of some of the States.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Solicitor-general in England, the law-officer of the crown next in rank to the attorney-general—in Scotland, to the lord-advocate
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Fr. solliciter—L. sollicitāresollicitussollus, whole, citus, aroused—ciēre, to cite.

Usage

In literature:

M'Donald, afterwards Solicitor General, was in college, and had then about him much that was remarkable for good value.
"The English Spy" by Bernard Blackmantle
The chief opponent of the bill was Robert Isaac Dey Gray, the young solicitor general.
"The Journal of Negro History, Volume 4, 1919" by Various
The former had been solicitor-general, and was a man of mark and ability in the profession.
"Benjamin Franklin" by John Torrey Morse, Jr.
Hector L. Langevin, M.P.P., solicitor-general for Lower Canada; Hon.
"Canada" by J. G. Bourinot
At that time Sir Richard Leatherham was the Solicitor-general, and he had been retained as leading counsel for the prosecution.
"Orley Farm" by Anthony Trollope
We had the pleasure of spending an evening with him at the solicitor general's.
"The Journal of Negro History, Volume 5, 1920" by Various
In the Commons the other night attention of SOLICITOR-GENERAL, head of this new department, called to notorious matter.
"Punch or the London Charivari, Vol. 147, December 2, 1914" by Various
The Solicitor-General wanted to say a few words to him on his way down to Cork.
"Barrington Volume I (of II)" by Charles James Lever
Brett rapidly made his mark in the House, and in 1868 he was appointed solicitor-general.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 9, Slice 7" by Various
In 1594 he was appointed recorder of London, and in 1595 was chosen solicitor-general in preference to Bacon.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 10, Slice 4" by Various
He held the portfolio of Solicitor-General, with a seat in the Executive Council, until the month of May, 1863.
"The Canadian Portrait Gallery - Volume 3 (of 4)" by John Charles Dent
Next year he entered Parliament, supported Pitt, and was made Solicitor-General, and knighted.
"The New Gresham Encyclopedia" by Various
The clerk hurried off into the front office, leaving General Harding once more alone with his solicitor.
"The Finger of Fate" by Mayne Reid
He ordered her to be released, and consented, though reluctantly, to her marriage with his Solicitor-General.
"Richard III: His Life & Character" by Clements R. Markham
He held the portfolio of Solicitor-General, with a seat in the Executive Council, until the month of May, 1863.
"The Canadian Portrait Gallery Volume 3" by John Charles Dent
The Counsel for the prosecution, the Attorney and Solicitor General, Mr. Littledale, and Mr. Campbell, took their seats soon after.
"The Battle of The Press" by Theophila Carlile Campbell
His first step in that direction was to obtain the office of Solicitor-General in Gladstone's Government.
"British Political Leaders" by Justin McCarthy
On the part of the Crown the Solicitor-General, Sergeant Butler, and a Mr.
"The Catholic World. Volume III; Numbers 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6." by E. Rameur
The General Council of the Bar governs the Bar; the Statutory Committee of the Incorporated Law Society governs the solicitors.
"A Philadelphia Lawyer in the London Courts" by Thomas Leaming
In my wildest dreams, I have never aspired to be anything higher than Solicitor or Attorney-General.
"Whither Thou Goest" by William Le Queux
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In news:

State's solicitor general to argue before Supreme Court.
Colorado Solicitor General Dan Domenico will argue his first case before the United States Supreme Court Monday.
Photo by Kathy Jefcoats Clayton County Solicitor General Tasha Mosley (left), with staffers Jamila Wideman and Chaundra Lewis, get ready to box up Thanksgiving meals for about 70 families.
Reagan's solicitor general : 'Health care is interstate commerce.
Senate confirms Obama lawyer as solicitor general .
Photo by Elaine Rackley Henry County Solicitor General Charles A Spahos is the Georgia Commission on Family Violence's Legislative Chairman.
White House Lawyer Tapped for Solicitor General .
Sessions Questions Kagan's Commitment to Defending DADT as Solicitor General .
Solicitor General Elena Kagan speaks during a panel about Women Advocates of the Supreme Court Bar, Thursday, Jan 28,2010, at the Newseum in Washington.
The Senate has approved the nomination of Kenneth W Starr, a conservative Federal appeals judge, to be Solicitor General, the Government's chief representative before the Supreme Court.
Was Judge and Solicitor General.
White House defends solicitor general.
ON April 28, hours before CBS broadcast the photographs of Americans abusing Iraqi prisoners, the United States deputy solicitor general, Paul D Clement, stood before the Supreme Court arguing the case of Rumsfeld v Padilla.
US Solicitor General Elena Kagan Before Her Appointment to the United States Supreme Court.
President Barack Obama introduces Solicitor General Elena Kagan as his choice for Supreme Court Justice in the East Room of the White House in Washington, Monday May 10, 2010.
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