Definition of Elegancies

1. Noun. (plural of elegancy) ¹



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Definition of Elegancies

1. elegancy [n] - See also: elegancy

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Elegancies

electrowon
electrum
electrums
elects
electuaries
electuary
eledoisin
eledoisins
eleemosynaries
eleemosynarily
eleemosynary
eleemosynous
eleet
elegance
elegances
elegancies (current term)
elegancy
elegant
elegant Habenaria
elegant brodiaea
elegant cat's ears
elegant crested tinamou
elegant crested tinamous
elegant variation
elegantin
elegantly
elegiac
elegiac stanza
elegiacal
elegiacally

Literary usage of Elegancies

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1. Observations on Man, His Frame, His Duty, and His Expectations by David Hartley (1834)
"To deduce practical Rules concerning the elegancies and Amusements of Life. BY the elegancies of life I mean the artificial beauties of houses, gardens, ..."

2. Observations on Man, His Frame, His Duty, and His Expectations by David Hartley (1801)
"... Rules concerning the elegancies and ... BY the elegancies of life I mean the artificial beauties of ..."

3. A Manual of English Prose Literature: Biographical and Critical, Designed by William Minto (1881)
"In all such cases, as De Quincey himself says, "not to sympathise is not to understand." elegancies OF STYLE— MELODY, ..."

4. The Progress of the Nation in Its Various Social and Economic Relations from by George Richardson Porter (1851)
"... and for Accumulation of Capital— Unequal Division of the Products of Labour—Growing Improvement in this respect- Increase of Luxuries and elegancies, ..."

5. The History of Silk, Cotton, Linen, Wool, and Other Fibrous Substances by Clinton G. Gilroy (1845)
"... Flaccus introduces muslin among the elegancies in the dress of a Phrygian from the river ... elegancies ..."

6. British Synonymy: Or, An Attempt at Regulating the Choice of Words in by Hester Lynch Piozzi (1794)
"... of Commons might be led to think he had been eating green peas at a guinea the pint—elegancies he very wifely avoided, as he was in his own ..."

7. Savonarola, Erasmus, and Other Essays by Henry Hart Milman (1870)
"... nations of Europe, the elegancies and refinements of the Roman court would be no leas offensive and i religious than their laxity of morals and belief. ..."

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