"qui-tam" Definition

  1. a solicitor. _He who_, _i.e._, “he who, as much for himself as for the King,” seeks a conviction, the penalty for which goes half to the informer and half to the Crown. The term would, therefore, with greater propriety, be applied to a spy than to a solicitor.

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Position in the dictionary: 2758 of 4022 slang words.
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