She had laid her own plans with too great a nicety and felt perfectly sure of the ultimate result of their action.
The latter had a special arrangement by which they could be levelled to a nicety.
"I reckon the jig's up," remarked Mr. Cassidy, balancing the up-raised Colt with nicety and indifference.
Ellis was with me, and declares that Hayden has touched me off to a nicety.
Then with a sharp penknife or scissors, cut it out with great care and nicety.
She was a perfect shot; and her 46-pound bow suited her to a nicety.
With the utmost care and nicety he adjusted the timepieces so that they did not vary, one from the other, by a single second.
Besides, if it comes to giving a receipt, I can imitate your signature to a nicety.
The block was fitted into its place with a nicety that certified to the skill of the hand that had adjusted it.
Our artillery fire had now reached a nicety of deadly accuracy.
mid-14c., "folly, stupidity," from Old French niceté "foolishness, childishness, simplicity," from nice "silly" (see nice). Underwent sense evolution parallel to nice, arriving at "minute, subtle point" 1580s and "exactitude" in 1650s. Phrase to a nicety "exactly" is attested from 1795.