"Avail" = "advantage"?

Arnold M. Zwicky zwicky at CSLI.STANFORD.EDU
Thu Feb 28 23:04:30 UTC 2008

On Feb 28, 2008, at 2:38 PM, John Thaden wrote:

> "Avail one's self" is how I've heard it.

well, yes, that's standard, and in the OED.  this is about "take avail


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