from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • Darrow, Clarence Seward 1857-1938. American lawyer known for his highly publicized defense of so-called lost causes, such as the Leopold-Loeb murder case (1924) and the Scopes evolution trial (1925).

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  • n. United States lawyer famous for his defense of lost causes (1857-1938)


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