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Definition of "pleader" [plead•er]

  • A person, such as an advocate, who pleads. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "pleader" in a sentence
  • "I'm glad to hear of it; a fine profession, sir; constant variety and excitement -- for the pleader, that is to say '(Mr. Shelford shared the lay impression that pleading was a form of passionate appeal to judge and jurymen),' and of course you would plead in court."
  • "The second mate had, however, in the meantime mentioned the matter to the captain, putting his own construction upon it; the request was therefore harshly and hastily refused, the refusal being accompanied by the assertion that the pleader was a mean, skulking, mutinous rascal, not worth his salt."
  • "He gave the following instance of the sort of thing which takes place: -- A man comes into the "pleader," or lawyer's office, for a consultation."