His training and the trueness of his way of going having been proved, he must next be tried for courage.
I learned that obedience and trueness to God will bring us into a wealthy place.
According to what they are, does the trueness or falseness which the idea harbored come to light.
The trueness or the falsity is even now immediately, absolutely, and positively there.
The appearance of a dairy depends very much on the trueness, as well as uniformity in hight, of the cheeses.
He possessed a trueness of vision and an understanding of things that were, however, unusual in a lad of his age.
"I don't believe there's any but the one kind of trueness," said Felicity.
They give to the memory image a feeling of pastness and trueness which the image of imagination lacks.
Outside these limits, the cheeses are often marketable but they lose in quality63 and trueness to type.
History, he says, is a hybrid form of experience, incapable of any considerable degree of being or trueness.
Old English triewe (West Saxon), treowe (Mercian) "faithful, trustworthy," from Proto-Germanic *trewwjaz "having or characterized by good faith" (cf. Old Frisian triuwi, Dutch getrouw, Old High German gatriuwu, German treu, Old Norse tryggr, Gothic triggws "faithful, trusty"), perhaps ultimately from PIE *dru- "tree," on the notion of "steadfast as an oak." Cf., from same root, Lithuanian drutas "firm," Welsh drud, Old Irish dron "strong," Welsh derw "true," Old Irish derb "sure."
Sense of "consistent with fact" first recorded c.1200; that of "real, genuine, not counterfeit" is from late 14c.; that of "agreeing with a certain standard" (as true north) is from c.1550. Of artifacts, "accurately fitted or shaped" it is recorded from late 15c.; the verb in this sense is from 1841. True-love (adj.) is recorded from late 15c.; true-born first attested 1590s. True-false as a type of test question is recorded from 1923.