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Advi'sement. n.s. [advisement, Fr.]

  1. Counsel; information.

                            Mote I wote,
    What strange adventure do ye now pursue?
    Perhaps my succour, or advisement meet,
    Mote stead you much your purpose to subdue.
    Fairy Queen.

    I will, according to your advisement, declare the evils, which seem most hurtful. Spenser's State of lreland.

  2. It is taken likewise, in old writers, for prudence and circumspection. It is now, in both senses, antiquated.

Sources: Spenser, Edmund (254)

Attributes: French (385) · Noun Substantive (1269)

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