One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
- rare term for convenience (sense 1)
- ‘That kings are the servants of the people, to be obeyed, resisted, deposed, or punished, as the public conveniency may require, is the doctrine of reason and philosophy; but it is not the doctrine of Nature.’
- ‘In a position of weakness, ’driven by infirmity and want to conveniency,’ Osborn ‘retreats’ to make her closet her bed.’
- ‘Wherein, for that I know delay is dangerous, you shall have with all conveniency our resolution delivered by our message.’
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