from The Century Dictionary.
- noun Obsolete form of
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun obsolete Advisement; observation; deliberation.
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advisement; observation; deliberation.
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But oft while she taketh avisement of flight, ere she taketh her flight, an arrow flieth through her body, and therefore she faileth of her purpose, as Gregory saith.
For sitting on a tree, she beholdeth and looketh all about toward what part she will fly, and bendeth her neck all about as it were taking avisement.
Lord hath done things too much by himself: to wit, without the knowledge and sage avisement of these my Lords of the King's Council.
"Methinks you had better do me to wit whom your avisement should have me to wed," said Maude, standing on her dignity, and manufacturing an angry tone to keep herself from crying.
I marvelled whither I were going; but I took his avisement, and grasping the door-sill with mine hands, I slid down into the darkness.
"Roger left her and the child in Lancashire," said he; "where, if she will take mine avisement, she will remain."
"If you will take mine avisement, you will be wed likewise," said
_Mother's_ avisement, I leave to Mistress _Nell_ and her philosophy.
Then he lifted his head, the tears over, and in his eyes was the light of a settled purpose, and in his lips a stern avisement.
"Grena and I have taken counsel," replied Mrs Collenwood, "and this is her avisement no less than mine."