valiancy

noun
val·​ian·​cy | \ ˈval-yən(t)-sē How to pronounce valiancy (audio) \

Definition of valiancy

First Known Use of valiancy

15th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for valiancy

borrowed from Anglo-French vaillauncie, from vaillant "worthy, strong, courageous" + -ancie -ancy — more at valiant entry 1

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3 Sep 2020

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“Valiancy.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/valiancy. Accessed 20 Sep. 2020.

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