take silk


Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical.

take silk

To be appointed a Queen's Counsel (QC) or King's Counsel (KC), the highest-ranking position of a senior barrister in the British law system. Primarily heard in UK. Since taking silk, the honourable Thomas Jeffries, QC, has served the public and the crown most admirably.
See also: silk, take
Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.
See also: