Phil|a|del|phi|a lawyer

Phil|a|del|phi|a lawyer
Phil|a|del|phi|a lawyer «FIHL uh DEHL fee uh, -fyuh», U.S.
1. a very shrewd, able lawyer (as many in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, were, and all were popularly believed to be, during the 1700's).
2. a very shrewd lawyer of dubious scruples, enormously skilled in the niceties and technicalities of legal language and tactics (as many in Philadelphia were popularly believed to be during the 1800's).

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