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Constancie, -cy, n. [e.m.E. (1526), L. constantia.] = Constance. — A Christiane modestie and constancie; Winȝet II. 26/4.
Ȝour greit constancie towarde the advauncement of our auctoritie; 1570 Rep. Southesk MSS. 12.
Thair truith and constancie, cair and trawall … for defence of the realme; Pitsc. l. 106/13.
I looke the constancy sall not inlayke; 1593 Misc. Abbotsf. C. 216.

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