1. One who pleads; one who argues for or against; an advotate.
So fair a pleader any cause may gain. --Dryden.
2. Law One who draws up or forms pleas; the draughtsman of pleas or pleadings in the widest sense; as, a special pleader.
n : a lawyer who pleads cases in court [syn: advocate, counsel,
counselor, counsellor, counselor-at-law]