elegancy

noun
el·​e·​gan·​cy | \ ˈe-li-gən(t)-sē How to pronounce elegancy (audio) \
plural elegancies

Definition of elegancy

Examples of elegancy in a Sentence

there's a certain elegancy about this hotel that other places in Las Vegas don't have

First Known Use of elegancy

15th century, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of elegancy was in the 15th century

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“Elegancy.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/elegancy. Accessed 13 Aug. 2022.

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