barristering

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

barrister +‎ -ing

Noun[edit]

barristering (uncountable)

  1. The activity of working as a barrister
    • 2009, January 17, “Helen T. Verongos”, in John Mortimer, Barrister and Writer Who Created Rumpole, Dies at 85:
      Somehow, despite the demands of his chosen careers — a “schizoid business of being a writer who had barristering as a day job,” he said — Mr. Mortimer also found time to pursue his lifelong interest in women, write for newspapers and keep up the garden nurtured by his father [] .