devisal

[ dih-vahy-zuh l ]
/ dɪˈvaɪ zəl /

noun

the act of devising; contrivance.

Nearby words

  1. deviometer,
  2. devious,
  3. deviously,
  4. devirginate,
  5. devisable,
  6. devise,
  7. devisee,
  8. devisor,
  9. devitalize,
  10. devitalized

Origin of devisal

First recorded in 1850–55; devise + -al2

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British Dictionary definitions for devisal

devisal

/ (dɪˈvaɪzəl) /

noun

the act of inventing, contriving, or devising; contrivance
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