Definition of Independency

1. Noun. Freedom from control or influence of another or others.




Definition of Independency

1. n. Independence.

Definition of Independency

1. Proper noun. (context ecclesiastical history) The principle that each individual religious congregation is from any external ecclesiastical control, as by a bishop. ¹

2. Noun. Independence. ¹

3. Noun. An independent territory or state. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Independency

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Medical Definition of Independency

1. 1. Independence. ""Give me," I cried (enough for me), "My bread, and independency!"" (Pope) 2. Doctrine and polity of the Independents. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Independency

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indents
indenture
indentured
indentured servant
indentured servants
indentures
indentureship
indenturing
indenumerable
indenylidene
independence
independence number
independences
independencies
independency (current term)
independent
independent agency
independent city
independent clause
independent clauses
independent contractor
independent function
independent functions
independent means
independent power producer
independent scholar
independent set

Literary usage of Independency

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

1. History of New England by John Gorham Palfrey, Francis Winthrop Palfrey (1892)
"The form into which independency in its third stage (Separatism and Semi- separatism being the first two) had been brought in Massachusetts, ..."

2. Chronicles of the Scotch-Irish Settlement in Virginia: Extracted from the by Lyman Chalkley, Mary Smith Lockwood (1912)
"independency is inconsistent with out allegiance to Britain. YOB see what will follow—either to avoid claiming independency or be subjects to ye divine ..."

3. History of English Nonconformity from Wiclif to the Close of the Nineteenth by Henry William Clark (1911)
"We have noted how independency, with the exception of certain of its adherents ... It was even more difficult for Presbyterianism than for independency to ..."

4. History of New England During the Stuart Dynasty by John Gorham Palfrey (1876)
"The form into which independency in its third stage (Separatism and Semi- separatism being the first two) had been brought in Massachusetts, was recognized ..."

5. Lectures on Theology by John Dick, Andrew Coventry Dick (1850)
"We have examined the first principle of independency, from which it derives ... I now proceed to consider the second principle of independency, which is, ..."

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