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fidelity
used in 1776

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Definition
faithfulness to others — especially exclusiveness of sexual partners

or:

accuracy with which an electronic system reproduces the sound or image of its input signal
  • The general hopes this important event will serve as a fresh incentive to every officer and soldier to act with fidelity and courage, [the orders read] as knowing that now the peace and safety of his country depends (under God) solely on the success of our arms : And that he is now in the service of a state possessed of sufficient power to reward his merit, and advance him to the highest honors of a free country.
    p. 137.6

There are no more uses of "fidelity" in 1776.

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