1. One that solicits, especially one that seeks trade or contributions.
2. An attorney holding a public office that handles cases involving a city, state, or other jurisdiction.
3. Chiefly British An attorney who advises clients on legal matters, represents clients in certain lower courts, and prepares cases for barristers to present in the higher courts.
4. Canadian A barrister and solicitor; a lawyer.
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