Precellency
Precellence Pre*cel"lence, Precellency Pre*cel"len*cy, n. [L. praecellentia, from praecellens, p. pr. of praecellere to excel, surpass: cf. OF. precellence.] Excellence; superiority. [Obs.] --Sheldon. [1913 Webster]

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  • precellency — noun see precellence …   Useful english dictionary

  • precellence — noun or precellency Etymology: precellence from Middle English, from Late Latin praecellentia, from Latin praecellent , praecellens (present participle of praecellere) + ia y; precellency from Late Latin praecellentia obsolete …   Useful english dictionary

  • Precellence — Pre*cel lence, Precellency Pre*cel len*cy, n. [L. praecellentia, from praecellens, p. pr. of praecellere to excel, surpass: cf. OF. precellence.] Excellence; superiority. [Obs.] Sheldon. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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