ObventionOb*ven"tion\, n. [L. obvention, fr. obvenire to come before or in the way of, to befall; ob (see Ob-) + venire to come: cf.F. obvention.] The act of happening incidentally; that which happens casually; an incidental advantage; an occasional offering. [Obs.] "Tithes and other obventions." --Spenser. Legacies bequeathed by the deaths of princes and great persons, and other casualities and obventions. --Fuller.
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