What does cadency mean?

cadency meaning in General Dictionary

Descent of relevant families difference amongst the members of a family relating to their ages

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  • a recurrent rhythmical series
  • Descent of related people; distinction involving the people in a family according to their particular centuries.

Sentence Examples with the word cadency

He married a great-granddaughter of Duncan, 8th earl of Levenax (or Lennox), and besides this relationship by marriage the Napiers claimed a lineal male cadency from the ancient family of Levenax.

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