What does the word nicety mean?

Usage examples for nicety

  1. A really exquisite little thing is this one: it bears, placed with great nicety, its coat of arms above, delicately reduced in size; across the middle, in beautiful sensitive type, it reads: " With the City Accountant's Compliments"; in the lower left corner, in two lines, " Guildhall, Gloucester." – Walking-Stick Papers by Robert Cortes Holliday
  2. He gained the top, and served as a rallying- point for the shattered remnant of his regiment, which there quickly re- formed with as much coolness and fastidious nicety as on a barrack- square at home. – The Thin Red Line; and Blue Blood by Arthur Griffiths
  3. Couldn't say to a nicety. – When Ghost Meets Ghost by William Frend De Morgan