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legal beagle

An especially clever, aggressive, or skillful attorney. I might be considered something of a legal beagle now, but I had to work for years to get enough experience to build my reputation.
See also: beagle, legal


and legal-eagle (ˈliglæˈbiglæ and ˈliglæˈiglæ)
n. a lawyer. I’ve got a legal-beagle who can get me out of this scrape.
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While most beagles are known for having a color combination of brown, white and some black, Christine Dykeman of Nashua, N.
Beagles are the most popular breed for lab use because of their friendly, docile, trusting, forgiving, and people-pleasing personalities.
When their noses are enthralled with something, beagles go deaf.
About 30 beagles led hundreds of people around rural Holme, with people of all ages - from babies to pensioners - joining the walK, many with their own dogs.
Hunt's beagles on the trail at Palmer Beagle Club in Holland.
When everything is clicking, rabbit hunting with beagles can be more fun than a clown on fire, but it takes hundreds of hours of work, not to mention expense, just to get to the fun part.
Department of Homeland Security focuses much of its resources on preventing terror attacks, the Beagle Brigade is ferreting out the terrorists of agriculture - the invasive pests and diseases that hitchhike into the country on fruits, vegetables and other food products.
The Animal Liberation Front (ALF) said it took the beagles from kennels near Wye College on Thursday night because the Government had failed to ban hunting.
The beagles are in the full-time care of Kennel Huntsman Peter Hunkin who lives with wife Rebecca next to the kennels.
Foreshadowing a time when a patient's own cells may be harvested, multiplied, and fashioned into a replacement organ, researchers in Boston have successfully transplanted laboratory-grown bladders into six beagles.
Any dog lover can attest to the hunt instinct that beagles have.
This appointment is a tribute to Ms Beagles abilities and her excellent performance in the United Nations.
A MERSEYSIDE dogs home has seen an increase in the number of beagles needing new homes, prompting fears the breed is becoming the latest must-have "designer dog".
TWO beagles groups are to meet for a big Boxing Day event.
Thank you, and hopefully your readers will enjoy reading about beagles and seeing Hobbes in action.