feculency

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Noun[edit]

feculency (countable and uncountable, plural feculencies)

  1. Alternative form of feculence
    • 1663, Edward Waterhous [i.e., Edward Waterhouse], chapter XLII, in Fortescutus Illustratus; or A Commentary on that Nervous Treatise De Laudibus Legum Angliæ, Written by Sir John Fortescue Knight, [], London: [] Tho[mas] Roycroft for Thomas Dicas [], OCLC 316351399, page 487:
      [] Adam vvas thus abſtracted from humane feculencies, and carryed above the perch and flight of the narrovv and dvvarfie proſpect of mortality; []

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for feculency in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913)