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- n. natural gift or talent; ability; wit; ingenuity
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. Natural gift or talent; ability; wit; ingenuity.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Wit; ingenuity; genius.
Plants, &c. Moreover, I may properly quæry, which of the wisest Philosophers is so Sage, as to be able to comprehend with the acuteness of his own most dextrous ingeny, with what Obumbracle the Imaginative
In after years it was said of Sarah that she was 'not only beautiful and lovely to a high degree, but was wonderfully happy in ingeny and memory.'
But now every Man will marvel!, if you ihould commit fuch a grofi Error in your perfect age, thinking that your pregnant ingeny, excellent memory, and hurtful experience, may compel yoii to exercife the OF