a fast boat for conveying messages; dispatch boat.
He retained only one boat, which he hid, for use as an advice boat, “to carry intelligence” to those down the river.
On the Spanish Main John Masefield
- Advice note
noun a document sent by a supplier to a customer to inform him that goods he ordered have been dispatched. It usually gives details such as the quantity of goods and how they have been sent
an opinion or recommendation offered as a guide to action, conduct, etc.: I shall act on your advice. a communication, especially from a distance, containing information: Advice from abroad informs us that the government has fallen. Recent diplomatic advices have been ominous. an official notification, especially one pertaining to a business agreement: an overdue advice. […]
a brand of . Contemporary Examples And just like that, the entire Republican establishment grabbed for the Advil and the Johnnie Walker Black. Lean In, Liz Cheney, but Please Don’t Win That Senate Seat Michelle Cottle July 17, 2013
proper to be suggested or recommended; desirable or wise, as a course of action: Is it advisable for me to write to him? open to or desirous of . Contemporary Examples It is advisable to think in advance where they will go, not afterwards. Tal Law Expires Tonight Orly Halpern July 30, 2012 It’s advisable […]