A Dictionary of the English Language
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Advocation

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Advoca'tion. n.s. [from advocate.] The office of pleading; plea; apology.

                Alas! thrice gentle Cassio,
My advocation is not now in tune;
My lord is not my lord; nor should I know him,
Were he in favour, as in humour, alter'd.
Shakesp. Othello.

Sources: Shakespeare's Othello (60)

Attributes: Noun Substantive (1269)

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Cite this page: Johnson, Samuel. "Advocation." 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=15468.


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