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 for counsellor
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  counsellor \counsellor\ n.
     same as counselor.
  
     Syn: counselor.
          [WordNet 1.5]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  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]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  counsellor
      n 1: someone who has supervisory duties at a summer camp [syn:
           counselor, counsellor]
      2: someone who gives advice about problems [syn: counselor,
         counsellor]
      3: a lawyer who pleads cases in court [syn: advocate,
         counsel, counselor, counsellor, counselor-at-law,
         pleader]

From Easton's 1897 Bible Dictionary :

  Counsellor
     an adviser (Prov. 11:14; 15:22), a king's state counsellor (2
     Sam. 15:12). Used once of the Messiah (Isa. 9:6). In Mark 15:43,
     Luke 23:50, the word probably means a member of the Jewish
     Sanhedrim.
     

From Bouvier's Law Dictionary, Revised 6th Ed (1856) :

  COUNSELLOR, government. A counsellor is a member of a council. In some of 
  the states the executive power is vested in a governor, or a governor and 
  lieutenant governor, and council. The members of such council are called 
  counsellors. See the names of the several states. 
  
  

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