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Advocacy

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A'dvocacy. n.s. [from advocate.] The act of pleading; vindication; defence; apology: a word in little use.

If any there are who are of opinion, that there are no antipodes, or that the stars do fall, they shall not want herein the applause or advocacy of Satan. Brown's Vulgar Errours, b. i.

Sources: Browne, Thomas (204)

Attributes: Noun Substantive (1269)

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Cite this page: Johnson, Samuel. "Advocacy." A Dictionary of the English Language: A Digital Edition of the 1755 Classic by Samuel Johnson. Edited by Brandi Besalke. Last modified: May 17, 2014. http://johnsonsdictionaryonline.com/?p=15464.


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