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Meaning of SEXT

Pronunciation:  sekst

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  the fourth of the seven canonical hours; about noon
 

SEXT is a 4 letter word that starts with S.

 

 See Also: canonical hour

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Sext\, n. [L. sexta, fem. of sextus sixtt, fr. sex six:
cf. F. sexte.] (R.C.Ch.)
(a) The office for the sixth canonical hour, being a part of
    the Breviary.
(b) The sixth book of the decretals, added by Pope Boniface
    VIII.

 

 

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