Per"ti*nence (?), Per"ti*nen*cy (?), n. [Cf. F. pertinence. See Pertinent.]

The quality or state of being pertinent; justness of relation to the subject or matter in hand; fitness; appositeness; relevancy; suitableness.

The fitness and pertinency of the apostle's discourse. Bentley.


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