What does the word competency mean?

Usage examples for competency

  1. He came and was put in my care for the purpose of a mutual exchange of ideas and for a report by me as to his competency in the matter. – Edison, His Life and Inventions by Frank Lewis Dyer and Thomas Commerford Martin
  2. I have seen villains who were rich, and I have seen villains who were poor, and I have seen villains who were neither rich nor poor, but who had realized Agar's wish, and lived in fair and modest competency. – Shirley by Charlotte Brontë
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