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Here a general term for knowledge. Johnson's 1755 Dictionary delineates the contemporary range of meanings of the word.
  1. Knowledge
  2. Certainty grounded on demonstration
  3. Art attained by precepts, or built on principles
  4. Any art or species of knowledge
  5. One of the seven liberal arts, grammar, rhetorick, logick, arithmetick, musick, geometry, astronomy