Webster 1913 Edition
The state or quality of being rare.
And let the
rarenessthe small gift commend.
Webster 1828 Edition
1.The state of being uncommon; uncommonness; infrequency.
And let the rareness the small gift commend.
2.Value arising from scarcity.
3.Thinness; tenuity; as the rareness of air or vapor.
4.Distance from each other; thinness.