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From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Ad·vice n.
 1. An opinion recommended or offered, as worthy to be followed; counsel.
    We may give advice, but we can not give conduct.   --Franklin.
 2. Deliberate consideration; knowledge. [Obs.]
 How shall I dote on her with more advice,
 That thus without advice begin to love her?   --Shak.
 3. Information or notice given; intelligence; as, late advices from France; -- commonly in the plural.
 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.
 4. Crim. Law Counseling to perform a specific illegal act.
 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.
 Syn: -- Counsel; suggestion; recommendation; admonition; exhortation; information; notice.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Boat n.
 1. A small open vessel, or water craft, usually moved by cars or paddles, but often by a sail.
 Note:Different kinds of boats have different names; as, canoe, yawl, wherry, pinnace, punt, etc.
 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.
 3. A vehicle, utensil, or dish, somewhat resembling a boat in shape; as, a stone boat; a gravy boat.
 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.
 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.]