Sotilte So"til*te, n. Subtlety. [Obs.] --Chaucer. [1913 Webster]

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  • subtlety — noun (plural ties) Etymology: Middle English sotilte, subtilte, from Anglo French sotilté, from Latin subtilitat , subtilitas, from subtilis Date: 14th century 1. the quality or state of being subtle 2. something subtle …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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