So*lic"it*or (?), n. [F. soliciteur, L. solicitator.]
One who solicits.
2. Law (a)
An attorney or advocate; one who represents another in court; -- formerly, in English practice, the professional designation of a person admitted to practice in a court of chancery or equity. See the Note under Attorney.
The law officer of a city, town, department, or government; as, the city solicitor; the solicitor of the treasury.
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