benefit (n.)
agency, help, means
CE I.i.91[Egeon to Duke, of the sun] by the benefit of his wished light / The seas waxed calm
Cym IV.ii.342.1[Captain to Lucius, of the arrival of the new troops] With the next benefit o'th' wind [i.e. with the next advantageous wind]
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