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- n. Plural form of brief.
- n. A short type of underpants worn by men or boys.
- v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of brief.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. short tight-fitting underpants (trade name Jockey shorts)
Sorry, no etymologies found.
No other court decides so few cases on the merits, with such high quality briefing (often with first rate amicus briefs as well as briefs from the parties), and such first rate legal research support (the very best and the brightest law clerks in the nation).
The circuit judge I clerked for years ago agreed, refusing to even consider arguments in briefs supported only by a citation to a journal.
Sarah Palin reads Locus: The Magazine of the Science Fiction & Fantasy Field, because the capsule summaries of Baen Books yield the same insights as foreign policy briefs from the Heritage Foundation, but with more talking battlewagons.
Appellate counsel for both sides have done an outstanding job, resulting in briefs that have been more than ordinarily helpful to the court.
Unless your workplace is all for zombie strippers shaking it in briefs that say BRAINS across the ass.
Siores and his team are focusing initially on the concept of the bra to detect breast cancer, but think that the device could work in briefs to spot prostrate cancer as well.
He was in briefs and shorts at the moment, and Myra was just thinking it was time to make a trip to the potty when Margie shot back through the kitchen.
I would love to get my hands on the legal briefs from the case.
The GCB at the time expressed its strong opposition to this measure being adopted unilaterally and without adequate notice, more particularly in its implications for members committed to longer-term briefs accepted on the basis of the earlier agreed remuneration.
Personally, I’m glad that pic of Rob in red briefs is fake * shudders*.