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Meaning of ACCRESCENCE

 
Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Ac*cres"cence\, n. [LL. accrescentia.]
Continuous growth; an accretion. [R.]

      The silent accrescence of belief from the unwatched
      depositions of a general, never contradicted hearsy.
                                               --Coleridge.

 

 

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