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(of lawyers or barristers) lacking clients

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What, I asked in my own mind, can cause this obsequiousness on the part of Miss Toady; has Briefless got a county court, or has his wife had a fortune left her?
at 88-90 ("Though [Oliver Ellsworth] was almost briefless during the early days of his practice, he had the good fortune to wed the daughter of William Wolcott, of East Windsor, 'a gentleman of substance and distinction.
A stricter ethical code for the legal profession would enable certain briefless lawyers to forge to the front.
BRIEFLESS ENCOUNTER: Wayne Rooney loses his shorts Pictures: BRADLEY ORMESHER; YOU'VE GOT TO HAND IT TO HIM: Adrian Mutu (left) scores Chelsea's winner; DRINKING TO VICTORY: John Terry and Frank Lampard; Email us at mirrorsport@mgn.
I found myself more than once in a toilet stall on a lower-floor bathroom of the brand-new Green Building on the MIT campus, cleaning myself up, throwing away my undergarment, and going to class briefless.