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Adolescency

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Adole'scency. n.s. The same with adolescence.

He was so far from a boy, that he was a man born, and at his full stature, if we believe Josephus, who places him in the last adolescency, and makes him twenty-five years old. Brown's Vulgar Errours, b. v. c. 8.

Sources: Browne, Thomas (204)

Attributes: Noun Substantive (1269)

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Cite this page: Johnson, Samuel. "Adolescency." A Dictionary of the English Language: A Digital Edition of the 1755 Classic by Samuel Johnson. Edited by Brandi Besalke. Last modified: April 8, 2014. http://johnsonsdictionaryonline.com/?p=14317.


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