Sexenary
Sexenary Sex"e*na*ry, a. Proceeding by sixes; sextuple; -- applied especially to a system of arithmetical computation in which the base is six. [1913 Webster]

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  • sexenary — /sek seuh ner ee/, adj. 1. senary. 2. sextuple (def. 1). 3. (of a numerical system) with a base of six. [1805 15; irreg. < L sex SIX + enary, as in SEPTENARY] * * * …   Universalium

  • sexenary —   a. six fold.    ♦ sexennial, a. lasting six years; occurring every six years; n. such occurrence.    ♦ sexennium, n. (pl.    ♦ nia) period of six years …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • sexenary — /sek seuh ner ee/, adj. 1. senary. 2. sextuple (def. 1). 3. (of a numerical system) with a base of six. [1805 15; irreg. < L sex SIX + enary, as in SEPTENARY] …   Useful english dictionary

  • Meter (poetry) — In poetry, meter (metre in British English) is the basic rhythmic structure of a verse or lines in verse. Many traditional verse forms prescribe a specific verse meter, or a certain set of meters alternating in a particular order. The study of… …   Wikipedia

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