American Dictionary of the English Language, Vol. 1

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Author: Noah Webster

Feculence

FEC’ULENCE,

FEC’ULENCY, n. [L. faeculentia, from facula, faces, fax, dregs.]

1. Muddiness; foulness; the quality of being foul with extraneous matter or lees.

2. Lees; sediment; dregs; or rather the substances mixed with liquor, or floating in it, which, when separated and lying at the bottom, are called lees, dregs or sediment. The refining or fining of liquor is the separation of it from its feculencies.

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Chicago: Noah Webster Jr., "Feculence," American Dictionary of the English Language, Vol. 1 in An American Dictionary of the English Language, Vol. 1 (New York: S. Converse, 1828), Original Sources, accessed September 25, 2018, http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=DD5F9EN8CDMGCF4.

MLA: Webster, Noah, Jr. "Feculence." American Dictionary of the English Language, Vol. 1, in An American Dictionary of the English Language, Vol. 1, New York, S. Converse, 1828, Original Sources. 25 Sep. 2018. www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=DD5F9EN8CDMGCF4.

Harvard: Webster, N, 'Feculence' in American Dictionary of the English Language, Vol. 1. cited in 1828, An American Dictionary of the English Language, Vol. 1, S. Converse, New York. Original Sources, retrieved 25 September 2018, from http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=DD5F9EN8CDMGCF4.