Point`-de*vice", Point`-de*vise" (?), a. [OE. at point devis; at at + point point, condition + devis exact, careful, OF. devis fixed, set. See Device.]

Uncommonly nice and exact; precise; particular.

You are rather point-devise in your accouterments. Shak.

Thus he grew up, in logic point-devise, Perfect in grammar, and in rhetoric nice. Longfellow.


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Point`-de*vice", Point`-de*vise", adv.





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