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Adventure

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ADVENT'URE, n. See Advent.

1. Hazard risk chance that of which one has no direction as, at all adventures, that is, at all hazards. See Venture.
2. An enterprize of hazard a bold undertaking, in which hazards are to be encountered, and the issue is staked upon unforeseen events.
3. That which is put to hazard a sense in popular use with seamen, and usually pronounced venture. Something which a seaman is permitted to carry abroad, with a view to sell for profit.

A bill of adventure, is a writing signed by a person, who takes goods on board of his ship, wholly at the risk of the owner.

ADVENT'URE, To risk, or hazard to put in the power of unforeseen events as, to adventure one's life. See Venture.

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