advanced (adj.) Old form(s): aduanc'd , aduanced
raised up, held high, uplifted
Cor I.vi.61[Martius to Cominius, of his desire to fight] Filling the air with swords advanced
TC IV.v.188[Nestor to Hector] thou hast hung thy advanced sword i'th' air
TN II.v.31[Fabian to Sir Andrew and Sir Toby, of Malvolio] how he jets under his advanced plumes!
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