Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913 + 1828)


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Frequency (Page: 595)

Fre"quen*cy (?), n.; pl. Frequencies (#). [L. frequentia numerous attendance, multitude: cf. F. fréquence. See Frequent.]

1. The condition of returning frequently; occurrence often repeated; common occurence; as, the frequency of crimes; the frequency of miracles.

The reasons that moved her to remove were, because Rome was a place of riot and luxury, her soul being almost stifled with, the frequencies of ladies' visits. Fuller.

2. A crowd; a throng. [Obs.] B. Jonson.