Definition of Turgency
1. turgor [n -CIES] - See also: turgor
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Turgency
Literary usage of Turgency
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1839)
"... apt to exhibit its vessels in a stale of great turgency, either florid or dark-coloured, and sometimes with the wide spread suffusion of inflammation, ..."
2. Quarterly Review by William Gifford, John Taylor Coleridge, John Gibson Lockhart, Whitwell Elwin, William Macpherson, William Smith, John Murray, George Walter Prothero, Rowland Edmund Prothero Ernle (1850)
"... nor could he escape the inveterate turgency of his native Cordova. Dissatisfied with the advance of the Castilian, now a really malleable language, ..."
3. A New Pocket Dictionary of the French and English Languages: In Two Parts by Thomas Nugent, J. Ouiseau (1830)
"... ,turgency Bouffon, ne. a. *. jocose; buffoon -, the middle of a cask —, a budget, or bag - , sort of pear Bougeoir, flat wax-candlestick Bouger( tin. to ..."
4. Letters concerning the Spanish nation: written at Madrid during the years by Edward Clarke (1763)
"In common cafes you mould never purge j never in the beginning of fevers, except in cafes of turgency, and even then in the beginning it is ..."