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English → English (gcide) Definition: Faculty of advocates Advocate \Ad"vo*cate\, n. [OE. avocat, avocet, OF. avocat, fr. L. advocatus, one summoned or called to another; properly the p. p. of advocare to call to, call to one's aid; ad + vocare to call. See Advowee, Avowee, Vocal.] 1. One who pleads the cause of another. Specifically: One who pleads the cause of another before a tribunal or judicial court; a counselor. [1913 Webster] Note: In the English and American Law, advocate is the same as “counsel,” “counselor,” or “barrister.” In the civil and ecclesiastical courts, the term signifies the same as “counsel” at the common law. [1913 Webster] 2. One who defends, vindicates, or espouses any cause by argument; a pleader; as, an advocate of free trade, an advocate of truth. [1913 Webster] 3. Christ, considered as an intercessor. [1913 Webster] We have an Advocate with the Father. --1 John ii. 1. [1913 Webster] Faculty of advocates (Scot.), the Scottish bar in Edinburgh. Lord advocate (Scot.), the public prosecutor of crimes, and principal crown lawyer. Judge advocate. See under Judge. [1913 Webster] Faculty \Fac"ul*ty\, n.; pl. Faculties. [F. facult?, L. facultas, fr. facilis easy (cf. facul easily), fr. fecere to make. See Fact, and cf. Facility.] 1. Ability to act or perform, whether inborn or cultivated; capacity for any natural function; especially, an original mental power or capacity for any of the well-known classes of mental activity; psychical or soul capacity; capacity for any of the leading kinds of soul activity, as knowledge, feeling, volition; intellectual endowment or gift; power; as, faculties of the mind or the soul. [1913 Webster] But know that in the soul Are many lesser faculties that serve Reason as chief. --Milton. [1913 Webster] What a piece of work is a man ! how noble in reason ! how infinite in faculty ! --Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. Special mental endowment; characteristic knack. [1913 Webster] He had a ready faculty, indeed, of escaping from any topic that agitated his too sensitive and nervous temperament. --Hawthorne. [1913 Webster] 3. Power; prerogative or attribute of office. [R.] [1913 Webster] This Duncan Hath borne his faculties so meek. --Shak. [1913 Webster] 4. Privilege or permission, granted by favor or indulgence, to do a particular thing; authority; license; dispensation. [1913 Webster] The pope . . . granted him a faculty to set him free from his promise. --Fuller. [1913 Webster] It had not only faculty to inspect all bishops' dioceses, but to change what laws and statutes they should think fit to alter among the colleges. --Evelyn. [1913 Webster] 5. A body of a men to whom any specific right or privilege is granted; formerly, the graduates in any of the four departments of a university or college (Philosophy, Law, Medicine, or Theology), to whom was granted the right of teaching (profitendi or docendi) in the department in which they had studied; at present, the members of a profession itself; as, the medical faculty; the legal faculty, etc. [1913 Webster] 6. (Amer. Colleges) The body of person to whom are intrusted the government and instruction of a college or university, or of one of its departments; the president, professors, and tutors in a college. [1913 Webster] Dean of faculty. See under Dean. Faculty of advocates. (Scot.) See under Advocate. Syn: Talent; gift; endowment; dexterity; expertness; cleverness; readiness; ability; knack. [1913 Webster]

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