Webster 1913 Edition
The quality or state of being potent; physical or moral power; inherent strength; energy; ability to effect a purpose; capability; efficacy; influence.“Drugs of potency.”
A place of
potencyand away o’ the state.
Webster 1828 Edition
1.Power; physical power, energy or efficacy; strength.
2.Moral power; influence; authority.
At place of potency and sway o' th' state.