Miscreancy
Miscreance Mis"cre*ance, Miscreancy Mis"cre*an*cy, n. [OF. mescreance, F. m['e]cr['e]ance incredulity.] The quality of being miscreant; adherence to a false religion; false faith. [Obs.] --Ayliffe. [1913 Webster]

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