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credence
used in The House of the Seven Gables

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Definition
degree of believability
  • For our own part, we allow them just as little credence as to that other fable of the skeleton hand which the lieutenant-governor was said to have seen at the Colonel's throat, but which vanished away, as he advanced farther into the room.
    Chapter 1 — The Old Pyncheon Family (46% in)

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