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Definition of "pudicity" []

  • Modesty; chastity. (noun)

Gnu Collaboartive International Dictionary of English: licensed under The Code Project Open License (CPOL)

Use "pudicity" in a sentence
  • "Not, quoth he, that I do mistrust her virtue, or that I seem to have any diffidence of her pudicity and chaste behaviour, — for of that I have frequently had good and real proofs, — but I must freely tell you, She is a woman."
  • "Graces, for the like reason, have been held to continue in a sempiternal pudicity."
  • "French fashion; in the spring, of the Spanish; in summer, of the fashion of Tuscany, except only upon the holy days and Sundays, at which times they were accoutred in the French mode, because they accounted it more honourable and better befitting the garb of a matronal pudicity."