attorney at law

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attorney at law (or attorney-at-law)

n. a slightly fancier way of saying attorney or lawyer.

References in classic literature ?
Upon this income he lives in one of the northern counties, about 200 miles distant from London, and lays up L200 a-year out of it, in order to purchase a seat in the next parliament from a neighbouring borough, which he has bargained for with an attourney there.
The cull of the softer, more European-friendly members of his cabinet like the Attourney General Dominic Grieve and the experienced but ageing Justice Minister Ken Clarke might have been seen as a bid to underline the right-wing credentials of this Government.
NAME: GRAHAM DODD TITLE: PATENT ATTOURNEY AND SENIOR ASSOCIATE AT FORRESTERS BASE: CHAMBERLAIN HOUSE PARADISE PLACE BIRMINGHAM B3 3HP CONTACT: 0121 236 0484 GDODD@ FORRESTERS.
Francis Bacon, The Charge of Sir Francis Bacon Knight, His Majesties Attourney Generall, touching Duells (London, 1614), 34.