Definition of Costlinesses
1. costliness [n] - See also: costliness
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Costlinesses
Literary usage of Costlinesses
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Law of Contracts by Theophilus Parsons, John Melville Gould (1904)
"... or auy act of Parliament made against any English bankrupt until . . . the English merchant had rioted in three kinds of costlinesses ; namely, ..."
2. Fraser's Magazine (1882)
"... in reply agrees that moderation in these costlinesses is desirable, but thinks at the same time it is better for kings and great folks to spend their ..."
3. Gentlemen Errant: Being the Journeys and Adventures of Four Noblemen in by Nina Cust (1909)
"And seeing that at that time in Swabia it was not the usage or custom to employ such costlinesses, he had them sold and disposed of for 1500 florins, ..."
4. The Origin, Progress, and Present Practice of the Bankrupt Law: Both in by Edward Christian (1814)
"8. when the English merchant had noted in three kinds of costlinesses, viz. costly building, coaly diet, and costly apparel, accompanied with neglect of his ..."
5. Fraser's Magazine by Thomas Carlyle (1872)
"... in reply agrees that moderation in these costlinesses is desirable, but thinks at the same time it is better for kinra and great folks to spend their ..."
6. The Law and Practice of Bankruptcy: As Altered by the New Act, (6 Geo. 4. C by Edward Erastus Deacon (1827)
"kinds of costlinesses, viz. costly (1) The original statute that " building, costly diet, and costly was ..."
7. Varieties in Prose by William Allingham (1893)
"... in reply agrees that moderation in these costlinesses is desirable, but thinks at the same time it ..."