Daintiness

Definition of Daintiness

Dain´ti`ness
n.1.The quality of being dainty; nicety; niceness; elegance; delicacy; deliciousness; fastidiousness; squeamishness.
The daintiness and niceness of our captains
- Hakluyt.
More notorious for the daintiness of the provision . . . than for the massiveness of the dish.
- Hakewill.
The duke exeeded in the daintiness of his leg and foot, and the earl in the fine shape of his hands,
- Sir H. Wotton.

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