Independency
Independency In`de*pend"en*cy, n. 1. Independence. [1913 Webster]

``Give me,'' I cried (enough for me), ``My bread, and independency!'' --Pope. [1913 Webster]

2. (Eccl.) Doctrine and polity of the Independents. [1913 Webster]


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