petulcity

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

See petulcous.

Noun[edit]

petulcity (uncountable)

  1. (obsolete, nonce word) wantonness; friskiness
    • Bishop Joseph Hall
      I do, therefore, much blame the petulcity of whatsoever author, that should dare to impute a Popish affection to him []