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Adva'ntage-ground. n.s. Ground that gives superiority, and opportunities of annoyance or resistance.

This excellent man, who stood not upon the advantage-ground before, from the time of his promotion to the archbishoprick, or rather from that of his being commissioner of the treasury, exceedingly provoked, or underwent the envy, and reproach, and malice of men of all qualities and conditions; who agreed in nothing else. Clarendon.

Sources: Clarendon, Edward (73)

Attributes: Noun Substantive (1269)

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