Privacies
Privacy Pri"va*cy, n.; pl. {Privacies}. [See {Private}.] 1. The state of being in retirement from the company or observation of others; seclusion. [1913 Webster]

2. A place of seclusion from company or observation; retreat; solitude; retirement. [1913 Webster]

Her sacred privacies all open lie. --Rowe. [1913 Webster]

3. Concealment of what is said or done. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

4. A private matter; a secret. --Fuller. [1913 Webster]

5. See {Privity}, 2. [Obs.] --Arbuthnot. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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