Sav"age*ry [F. sauvagerie.]

1.

The state of being savage; savageness; savagism.

A like work of primeval savagery. C. Kingsley.

2.

An act of cruelty; barbarity.

The wildest savagery, the vilest stroke, That ever wall-eyed wrath or staring rage Presented to the tears of soft remorse. Shak.

3.

Wild growth, as of plants.

Shak.

 

© Webster 1913.

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