verticity

Verticity

Ver*tic"i*ty\, n. [Cf. F. verticit['e]. See Vertex.] The quality or power of turning; revolution; rotation. [R.] --Locke.

I hardly believe he hath from elder times unknown the verticity of the loadstone. --Sir T. Browne.
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