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Meaning of CADUCITY

 
Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Ca*du"ci*ty\, n. [LL. caducitas: cf. F. caducit['e].
See {Caducous}.]
Tendency to fall; the feebleness of old age; senility. [R.]

      [A] jumble of youth and caducity.        --Chesterfield.

 
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