nicery etymology

English word nicery comes from English nice, English -ery

Detailed word origin of nicery

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
nice English (eng) Used to signify a job well done.. Used to signify approval. (dated) Very small and thus liable to not being noticed.. (now, rare) Particular in one's conduct; scrupulous, painstaking; choosy. [from 14th c.]. (obsolete) Doubtful, as to the outcome; risky. [16th-19th c.]. (obsolete) Particular as regards rules or qualities; strict. [16th-19th c.]. (obsolete) Silly, ignorant; foolish. [...]
-ery English (eng) Art, craft or practice. Characteristic of. Class or group, collection of. Organisation or movement. Place of art, craft or practice.
nicery English (eng) (colloquial, dated) nicety.

Words with the same origin as nicery

Descendants of nice
Niceville nyc
Descendants of -ery
bakery bribery buffoonery butchery cannery confectionery cookery crockery dairy debauchery distillery drudgery eatery fishery greenery gunnery hatchery midwifery refinery slavery snobbery thievery tom tomfoolery witchery