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Avis \A*vis"\, n. [F. avis. See Advice.] Advice; opinion; deliberation. [Obs.]

Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary

U.S. car rental company, according to company history, founded 1946 at Willow Run Airport in Detroit by Warren Avis.


n. (context obsolete English) advice; opinion; deliberation.

Avis, PA -- U.S. borough in Pennsylvania
Population (2000): 1492
Housing Units (2000): 652
Land area (2000): 0.490723 sq. miles (1.270967 sq. km)
Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km)
Total area (2000): 0.490723 sq. miles (1.270967 sq. km)
FIPS code: 03632
Located within: Pennsylvania (PA), FIPS 42
Location: 41.185234 N, 77.316455 W
ZIP Codes (1990):
Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs.
Avis, PA

Avis may refer to:

Avis (name)

Avis is both a female given name and a surname.


Usage examples of "avis".

He rose to his feet and put into Avis where she lay at precisely the correct elevation, her heels still over his shoulders.

Pelly with Eva, Avis and George in that order, they lunged through the gate into the white.

She advises Eva that every single thing she requested on All Hallows Eve is waiting for her in Joy Hall, Pelly that here she is safe from her worst fear, and Avis that the wish she expressed before Clarendon is much more likely to occur here than anywhere else.

Peg, Doris, Pelly and Avis since you left here 15 hours and 34 minutes ago, and there is a trace of Eva behind the fold of the corona.

The seven attending to Pelly and Avis simply got up, aligned themselves with the two who had strangled her and the third who had monitored her progress, lifted her in unison, five to the side, and bore her foam-covered body back to the pink.

To her roused questions Thorntis responded that she was going to join the queen, that Pelly and Avis would soon follow.

In regard to Chatterford, I shall send Nola and Avis back with you -- and possibly Emma Burke with the duke no longer a threat -- as walking testimonials for the next batch.

Pennyworth told me how Avis listened behind that door on my first visit here, and I saw this time that it stood ajar.

So I shall rouse Avis, Pelly, Nola, Arleigh and Emma on Saturday morning if the orgy still continues.

When Avis was stretched atop him with his organ snugly captured, he chuckled.

George turned Eris upon her back and rolled himself upon her in one smooth motion, leaving Avis crouched beside them.

After an extensive tussle, punctuated by whoops, giggles and female screams, the predictable result was obtained with Avis straddling his face, Eris his hips.

She glanced once at Avis, then back to George, apprehension in her gaze.

Please inform your mistress that George Peterson and Avis Prentice are here to see her.

As he spoke, he pushed gently past the maid, leading Avis by the hand.