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point-device

[ point-di-vahys ]
/ ˌpɔɪnt dɪˈvaɪs /
Archaic.
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adverb
completely; perfectly; exactly.
adjective
perfect; precise; scrupulously nice or neat.
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Origin of point-device

1325–75; Middle English at point devis arranged to a point, i.e., to a nicety, to perfection; see device
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British Dictionary definitions for point-device

point-device
/ obsolete /

adjective
very correct or perfect; precise
adverb
to perfection; perfectly; precisely

Word Origin for point-device

C14: perhaps from old French à point devis to the point arranged
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