Part of speech: noun

One versed in law.

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Usage examples "jurist":

  1. The former was known as a learned jurist and a tactful man. - "The Life of Napoleon I (Volumes, 1 and 2)", John Holland Rose.
  2. Mr. Conger was not a great jurist. - "The Mystery of Metropolisville", Edward Eggleston.
  3. The conditions of captivity were so far relaxed that the famous jurist was allowed to receive books for the continuance of his studies. - "History of Holland", George Edmundson.