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  1. plural of knowledge
    • 1605, Francis Bacon, “XIX:2”, in The Advancement of Learning, volume The Second Book:
      As first, the timing and seasoning of knowledges; as with what to initiate them, and from what for a time to refrain them.
    • 2007, Annette Watson, Knowledges that 'travel':
      These explorers produced their knowledges of distant places through their travels—and these knowledges 'traveled' across spaces and between places. Explorers' representations traveled back to colonial nations []
  2. plural of knowledg
    • 1678, Thomas Froysell, “The Mystery of Saving-Grace”, in Sermons Concerning Grace and Temptations, T. Parkhurst, →OCLC, pages 13–14:
      The Knowledg of the Mysteries of Heaven, is a Knowledg that will save thee. It is [Scientia scientiarum] the science of sciences, the Knowledg of all Knowledges



  1. third-person singular simple present indicative of knowledge