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 for Advice boat
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Advice \Ad*vice"\, n. [OE. avis, F. avis; ? + OF. vis, fr. L.
     visum seemed, seen; really p. p. of videre to see, so that
     vis meant that which has seemed best. See Vision, and cf.
     Avise, Advise.]
     1. An opinion recommended or offered, as worthy to be
        followed; counsel.
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              We may give advice, but we can not give conduct.
                                                    --Franklin.
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     2. Deliberate consideration; knowledge. [Obs.]
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              How shall I dote on her with more advice,
              That thus without advice begin to love her? --Shak.
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     3. Information or notice given; intelligence; as, late
        advices from France; -- commonly in the plural.
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     Note: In commercial language, advice usually means
           information communicated by letter; -- used chiefly in
           reference to drafts or bills of exchange; as, a letter
           of advice. --McElrath.
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     4. (Crim. Law) Counseling to perform a specific illegal act.
        --Wharton.
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     Advice boat, a vessel employed to carry dispatches or to
        reconnoiter; a dispatch boat.
  
     To take advice.
        (a) To accept advice.
        (b) To consult with another or others.
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     Syn: Counsel; suggestion; recommendation; admonition;
          exhortation; information; notice.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Boat \Boat\ (b[=o]t), n. [OE. boot, bat, AS. b[=a]t; akin to
     Icel. b[=a]tr, Sw. b[*a]t, Dan. baad, D. & G. boot. Cf.
     Bateau.]
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     1. A small open vessel, or water craft, usually moved by cars
        or paddles, but often by a sail.
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     Note: Different kinds of boats have different names; as,
           canoe, yawl, wherry, pinnace, punt, etc.
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     2. Hence, any vessel; usually with some epithet descriptive
        of its use or mode of propulsion; as, pilot boat, packet
        boat, passage boat, advice boat, etc. The term is
        sometimes applied to steam vessels, even of the largest
        class; as, the Cunard boats.
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     3. A vehicle, utensil, or dish, somewhat resembling a boat in
        shape; as, a stone boat; a gravy boat.
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     Note: Boat is much used either adjectively or in combination;
           as, boat builder or boatbuilder; boat building or
           boatbuilding; boat hook or boathook; boathouse; boat
           keeper or boatkeeper; boat load; boat race; boat
           racing; boat rowing; boat song; boatlike; boat-shaped.
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     Advice boat. See under Advice.
  
     Boat hook (Naut.), an iron hook with a point on the back,
        fixed to a long pole, to pull or push a boat, raft, log,
        etc. --Totten.
  
     Boat rope, a rope for fastening a boat; -- usually called a
        painter.
  
     In the same boat, in the same situation or predicament.
        [Colloq.] --F. W. Newman.
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