Definition for PLEN'TY


Plentiful; being in abundance. Where water is plenty. – Tusser. If reasons were as plenty as blackberries. – Shak. In every country where liquors are plenty. – Hist. Collections. The common sorts of fowls and the several gallinaceous species are plenty. – Tooke, Russ. Emp. A variety of other herbs and roots which are plenty. – Adair. They seem formed for those countries where shrubs are plenty and water scarce. – Goldsmith. When laborers are plenty, their wages will be low. – Franklin. In the country, where wood is more plenty, they make their beams stronger. – Encyc. [The use of this word as an adjective seems too well authorized to be rejected. It is universal in common parlance in the United States.]

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