Counselor Coun"sel*or (koun"s[e^]l*[~e]r), n. [Written also {counsellor}.] [OE. conseiler, F. conseiller, fr. L. consiliarius, fr. consilium counsel.] 1. One who counsels; an adviser. [1913 Webster]

Can he that speaks with the tongue of an enemy be a good counselor, or no? --Shak. [1913 Webster]

2. A member of council; one appointed to advise a sovereign or chief magistrate.

Note: [See under {Consilor}.] [1913 Webster]

3. One whose profession is to give advice in law, and manage causes for clients in court; a barrister.

Syn: advocate, counsel, counselor, counselor-at-law; attorney. [1913 Webster]

Good counselors lack no clients. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

4. someone who has supervisory duties at a summer camp. [PJC]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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