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ORATOR, practice. A good man, skillful in speaking well, and who employs a perfect eloquence to defend causes either public or private. Dupin, Profession d'Avocat, tom. 1, p. 19..
     2. In chancery, the party who files a bill calls himself in those pleadings your orator. Among the Romans, advocates were called orators. Code, 1, 8, 33, 1.

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A BOOK compiling the speeches made by the public orator of Newcastle University over the last six years has been published.
Women usually played supporting roles, figuring as symbols of the nation on floats, and as behind-the-scenes organizers, but not as public orators.

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