Crudities
Crudity Cru"di*ty (kr[udd]"d[i^]*t[y^]), n.; pl. {Crudities} (-t[i^]z). [L. cruditas, fr. crudus: cf. F. crudit['e]. See {Crude}.] 1. The condition of being crude; rawness. [1913 Webster]

2. That which is in a crude or undigested state; hence, superficial, undigested views, not reduced to order or form. ``Crudities in the stomach.'' --Arbuthnot. [1913 Webster]


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