Definition of Gaynesses

1. Noun. (plural of gayness) ¹



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Definition of Gaynesses

1. gayness [n] - See also: gayness

Lexicographical Neighbors of Gaynesses

gayfaces
gayfeather
gayish
gaylus-site
gaylussite
gayly
gaymers
gaymos
gayne
gayned
gaynes
gaynesses
gayning
gays
gaysian
gaysians
gaysome
gaytre
gaytres
gaywads
gaywings
gazabo
gazaboes
gazabos
gazal

Literary usage of Gaynesses

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. History of England from the Accession of James I. to the Outbreak of the by Samuel Rawson Gardiner (1905)
"The position delighted him as giving him precedence next to the doctors, 'and such like gaynesses, which will please a young man well.' On the other hand, ..."

2. The Poetical Works of George Herbert: With Life, Critical Dissertation and by George Herbert, George Gilfillan (1854)
"... is regent or non-regent at his pleasure, and such like gaynesses, which will please a young man well." In this situation, highly honourable in itself, ..."

3. Ecclesiastical Biography: Or, Lives of Eminent Men, Connected with the by Christopher Wordsworth (1853)
"... and such like gaynesses, which will please a young man well. I long to hear from sir Francis. I pray sir send the letter you receive from him to me as ..."

4. The Christian Remembrancer by William Scott (1863)
"About the same date he writes from Cambridge of having ' some forty businesses on hand,' and with equal relish of ' the gaynesses' incident to his office of ..."

5. Lectures on the Atomic Theory and Essays Scientific and Literary by Samuel Brown (1858)
"... makes all the orations, be it to king, prince, or whatever comes to the university, .... and such like gaynesses, which will please a young man well. ..."

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