subreader

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Etymology[edit]

sub- +‎ reader

Noun[edit]

subreader (plural subreaders)

  1. (law, UK, archaic) An under reader in the inns of court, who reads the texts of law the reader is to discourse upon.
    • 1819, Roger North, The Life of the Right Honourable Francis North:
      When his lordship was reader, he made him his subreader, which shewed him to the society, and to men of his profession

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