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Definition of Advice boat
Advice boat Advice Ad*vice", n. [OE. avis, F. avis; ? + OF. vis, fr. L.
visum seemed, seen; really p. p. of videre to see, so that
vis meant that which has seemed best. See Vision, and cf.
1. An opinion recommended or offered, as worthy to be
We may give advice, but we can not give conduct.
2. Deliberate consideration; knowledge. [Obs.]
How shall I dote on her with more advice, That thus
without advice begin to love her? --Shak.
3. Information or notice given; intelligence; as, late
advices from France; -- commonly in the plural.
Note: In commercial language, advice usually means
information communicated by letter; -- used chiefly in
reference to drafts or bills of exchange; as, a letter
of advice. --McElrath.
4. (Crim. Law) Counseling to perform a specific illegal act.
Advice boat, a vessel employed to carry dispatches or to
reconnoiter; a dispatch boat.
To take advice.
(a) To accept advice.
(b) To consult with another or others.
Syn: Counsel; suggestion; recommendation; admonition;
exhortation; information; notice.
Advice boat Note: Boat is much used either adjectively or in combination;
as, boat builder or boatbuilder; boat building or
boatbuilding; boat hook or boathook; boathouse; boat
keeper or boatkeeper; boat load; boat race; boat
racing; boat rowing; boat song; boatlike; boat-shaped.
Advice boat. See under Advice.
Boat hook (Naut.), an iron hook with a point on the back,
fixed to a long pole, to pull or push a boat, raft, log,
Boat rope, a rope for fastening a boat; -- usually called a
In the same boat, in the same situation or predicament.
[Colloq.] --F. W. Newman.