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From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 De·i·ty n.; pl. Deities
 1. The collection of attributes which make up the nature of a god; divinity; godhead; as, the deity of the Supreme Being is seen in his works.
    They declared with emphasis the perfect deity and the perfect manhood of Christ.   --Milman.
 2. A god or goddess; a heathen god.
 To worship calves, the deities
 Of Egypt.   --Milton.
 The Deity, God, the Supreme Being.
    This great poet and philosopher [Simonides], the more he contemplated the nature of the Deity, found that he waded but the more out of his depth.   --Addison.