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Nóvity. n.s. [novitas, Latin.] Newness; novelty.

Some conceive she might not yet be certain, that only man was privileged with speech, and being in the novity of the creation and unexperience of all things, might now be affrighted to hear a serpent speak. Brown's V. Err.

Sources: Browne, Thomas (204)

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Cite this page: Johnson, Samuel. "Novity." A Dictionary of the English Language: A Digital Edition of the 1755 Classic by Samuel Johnson. Edited by Brandi Besalke. Last modified: January 14, 2013. http://johnsonsdictionaryonline.com/?p=13897.


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