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 Advauncer.Ad’versary (The). 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Advent.
 
Four weeks to commemorate the first and second coming of Christ; the first to redeem, and the second to judge the world. The season begins on St. Andrew’s Day, or the Sunday nearest to it. (Latin, ad-tentus, the coming to.)   1
 


 Advauncer.Ad’versary (The). 

 
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