Durity vs Durty - What's the difference?

durity | durty |


As a noun durity

is hardness; firmness.

As an adjective durty is

an archaic spelling of lang=en.

durity

English

Noun

  • (obsolete) hardness; firmness
  • (Sir Thomas Browne)
  • (obsolete) harshness; cruelty
  • (Cockeram)
    (Webster 1913)

    durty

    English

    Adjective

  • * 1662 , , Book II, A Collection of Several Philosophical Writings of Dr. Henry More, p. 49:
  • "For men in stead of those magnificent Buildings which are seen in the world, could have had no better kind of dwellings then a bigger sort of Bee-hives or Birds-nests, made of contemptible sticks, and straws, and durty morter."