sestett
Sestet Ses*tet", n. [It. sestetto, fr. sesto sixth, L. sextus, fr. sex six.] 1. (Mus.) A piece of music composed for six voices or six instruments; a sextet; -- called also {sestuor}. [Written also {sestett}, {sestette}.] [1913 Webster]

2. (Poet.) The last six lines of a sonnet. [1913 Webster]


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  • Sestet — Ses*tet , n. [It. sestetto, fr. sesto sixth, L. sextus, fr. sex six.] 1. (Mus.) A piece of music composed for six voices or six instruments; a sextet; called also {sestuor}. [Written also {sestett}, {sestette}.] [1913 Webster] 2. (Poet.) The last …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • sestette — Sestet Ses*tet , n. [It. sestetto, fr. sesto sixth, L. sextus, fr. sex six.] 1. (Mus.) A piece of music composed for six voices or six instruments; a sextet; called also {sestuor}. [Written also {sestett}, {sestette}.] [1913 Webster] 2. (Poet.)… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • sestuor — Sestet Ses*tet , n. [It. sestetto, fr. sesto sixth, L. sextus, fr. sex six.] 1. (Mus.) A piece of music composed for six voices or six instruments; a sextet; called also {sestuor}. [Written also {sestett}, {sestette}.] [1913 Webster] 2. (Poet.)… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • sextette — ⇒SEXTETTE, SEXTET, subst. masc. Orchestre de six musiciens de jazz, de musique légère. Le sextet de Benny Goodman enregistre en 1945 un fameux cru (L Express, 21 août 1972, p. p. 8 ds ROB. 1985). Prononc. et Orth. :[ ]. La forme sextette conserve …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • sextet — ⇒SEXTETTE, SEXTET, subst. masc. Orchestre de six musiciens de jazz, de musique légère. Le sextet de Benny Goodman enregistre en 1945 un fameux cru (L Express, 21 août 1972, p. p. 8 ds ROB. 1985). Prononc. et Orth. :[ ]. La forme sextette conserve …   Encyclopédie Universelle

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