Find the word definition

The Collaborative International Dictionary
Point-devise

Point-device \Point`-de*vice"\, Point-devise \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.

Point-devise

Point-device \Point`-de*vice"\, Point-devise \Point`-de*vise"\, adv. Exactly. [Obs.]
--Shak.

Wiktionary
point-devise

a. (context obsolete English) precise; particular; finicky