Ad`vo*ca"tion (#), n. [L. advocatio: cf. OF. avocation. See Advowson.]

1.

The act of advocating or pleading; plea; advocacy.

[Archaic]

The holy Jesus . . . sits in heaven in a perpetual advocation for us. Jer. Taylor.

2.

Advowson.

[Obs.]

The donations or advocations of church livings. Sanderson.

3. ScotsLaw

The process of removing a cause from an inferior court to the supreme court.

Bell.

 

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