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 last six lines of a sonnet. [1913 Webster]


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