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- n. skill; adroitness
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. Skill; adroitness.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The quality of being feat; dexterity; adroitness; nimbleness.
He danced accordingly, with modest maidens, one and another; evermore, three dances with each, and that with a singular featness; insomuch that the wedding guests looked on with admiration and pleasure.
And good reason it should be so, for coarseness with fineness hath no fellowship, but featness with neatness hath neighbourhood enough.
In time therefore -- and that not a long one as times go -- her featness and patience, added to her beauty (for it was not long before the gentler life or the richer possession made her very handsome), won her the regard of everybody in the house.