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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Verity \Ver"i*ty\, n.; pl. Verities. [F. v['e]rit['e], L. veritas, fr. verus true. See Very.] 1. The quality or state of being true, or real; consonance of a statement, proposition, or other thing, with fact; truth; reality. "The verity of certain words." --Shak. [1913 Webster] It is a proposition of eternal verity, that none can govern while he is despised. --South. [1913 Webster] 2. That which is true; a true assertion or tenet; a truth; a reality. [1913 Webster] Mark what I say, which you shall find By every syllable a faithful verity. --Shak. [1913 Webster]