accidence accidence

Definition(s):

  • (n) the part of grammar that deals with the inflections of words

Usage(s):

  • Under regulations drawn up in 1570 by the school's patron, Sir Nicholas Bacon, enrollment was limited to 12 underprivileged boys who had "learned their accidence without books and can wright indifferently."
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periphery periphery
/pə ˈrɪ fə ri /