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Definition of Advice

  ADVICE   noun
The smallest current coin.
The man was in such deep distress,'
  Said Tom, 'that I could do no less
  Than give him good advice.'  Said Jim:
  'If less could have been done for him
  I know you well enough, my son,
  To know that's what you would have done.'
Jebel Jocordy

Devil's Dictionarydefinition from:
The Devil's Dictionary
by Ambrose Bierce, 1911

Regular definition:
?d?va?s n. 1 words given or offered as an opinion or recommendation about future action or behaviour. 2 information given; news. 3 formal notice of a transaction. 4 (in pl.) communications from a distance. Ýtake advice 1 obtain advice, esp. from an expert. 2 act according to advice given. [ME f. OF avis f. L ad to + visum past part. of videre see]

Last updated: 9/3/2011 12:48:30