truantry


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tru·ant·ry

 (tro͞o′ən-trē)
n. pl. tru·ant·ries
Truancy.

truantry

(ˈtruːəntrɪ)
n
an archaic word for truancy
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truantry

noun
An unexcused absence:
Informal: hooky.
References in classic literature ?
Well, now that I had found the boat, you would have thought I had had enough of truantry for once, but in the meantime I had taken another notion and become so obstinately fond of it that I would have carried it out, I believe, in the teeth of Captain Smollett himself.