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counsellor


  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Counselor  \Coun"sel*or\  (koun"s?l-?r),  n.  [Written  also 
  {counsellor}.]  [OE.  conseiler  F.  conseiller  fr  L. 
  consiliarius  fr  consilium  counsel.] 
  1.  One  who  counsels;  an  adviser. 
 
  Can  he  that  speaks  with  the  tongue  of  an  enemy  be  a 
  good  counselor,  or  no?  --Shak. 
 
  2.  A  member  of  council;  one  appointed  to  advise  a  sovereign 
  or  chief  magistrate. 
 
  Note:  [See  under  {Consilor}.] 
 
  3.  One  whose  profession  is  to  give  advice  in  law,  and  manage 
  causes  for  clients  in  court;  a  barrister. 
 
  Good  counselors  lack  no  clients.  --Shak. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  counsellor 
  n  1:  someone  who  has  supervisory  duties  at  a  summer  camp  [syn:  {counselor}] 
  2:  gives  advice  about  personal  problems  [syn:  {counselor}] 
  3:  a  lawyer  who  pleads  cases  in  court  [syn:  {advocate},  {counsel}, 
  {counselor},  {counselor-at-law}] 
 
  From  Easton's  1897  Bible  Dictionary  [easton]: 
 
  Counsellor 
  an  adviser  (Prov.  11:14;  15:22),  a  king's  state  counsellor  (2 
  Sam.  15:12).  Used  once  of  the  Messiah  (Isa.  9:6).  In  Mark  15:43, 
  Luke  23:50,  the  word  probably  means  a  member  of  the  Jewish 
  Sanhedrim. 
 




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