Eating One's Terms

To be studying for the bar. Students are required to dine in the Hall of the Inns of Court at least three times in each of the twelve terms before they are “called” [to the bar]. (See Doctors' Commons.)

Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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