Fer*til"i*ty (?), n. [L. fertilitas: cf. F. fertilit'e.]
The state or quality of being fertile or fruitful; fruitfulness; productiveness; fecundity; richness; abundance of resources; fertile invention; quickness; readiness; as, the fertility of soil, or of imagination.
And all her husbandry doth lie on heaps
Corrupting in its own fertility.
Thy very weeds are beautiful; thy waste
More rich than other climes' fertility.
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