Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913 + 1828)


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EXPE''DIENCY, n. [See Speed, Expedient and Expedite.]

1. Fitness or suitableness to effect some good end or the purpose intended; propriety under the particular circumstances of a case. The practicability of a measure is often obvious, when the expedience of it is questionable.

2. Expedition; adventure. [Not now used.]

3. Expedition; haste; dispatch. [Not now use.]