Se"cre*cy (?), n.; pl. Secrecies (#). [From Secret.]
The state or quality of being hidden; as, his movements were detected in spite of their secrecy.
The Lady Anne,
Whom the king hath in secrecy long married.
That which is concealed; a secret.
Seclusion; privacy; retirement.
"The pensive secrecy
of desert cell."
The quality of being secretive; fidelity to a secret; forbearance of disclosure or discovery.
It is not with public as with private prayer; in this, rather secrecy is commanded than outward show.
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