6 letter words ending in acy

Abbacy (n.) The dignity, estate, or jurisdiction of an abbot.

Curacy (n.) The office or employment of a curate.

Extacy (n.) See Ecstasy.

Fugacy (n.) Banishment.

Inmacy (n.) The state of being an inmate.

Legacy (n.) A gift of property by will, esp. of money or personal property; a bequest. Also Fig.; as, a legacy of dishonor or disease.

Legacy (n.) A business with which one is intrusted by another; a commission; -- obsolete, except in the phrases last legacy, dying legacy, and the like.

Lunacy (n.) Insanity or madness; properly, the kind of insanity which is broken by intervals of reason, -- formerly supposed to be influenced by the changes of the moon; any form of unsoundness of mind, except idiocy; mental derangement or alienation.

Lunacy (n.) A morbid suspension of good sense or judgment, as through fanaticism.

Papacy (n.) The office and dignity of the pope, or pontiff, of Rome; papal jurisdiction.

Papacy (n.) The popes, collectively; the succession of popes.

Papacy (n.) The Roman Catholic religion; -- commonly used by the opponents of the Roman Catholics in disparagement or in an opprobrious sense.

Piracy (n.) The act or crime of a pirate.

Piracy (n.) Robbery on the high seas; the taking of property from others on the open sea by open violence; without lawful authority, and with intent to steal; -- a crime answering to robbery on land.

Piracy (n.)





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