Sextaries
Sextary Sex"ta*ry, n.; pl. {Sextaries}. [L. sextarius the sixth part of a measure, weight, etc., fr. sextus sixth, sex six.] (Rom. Antiq.) An ancient Roman liquid and dry measure, about equal to an English pint. [1913 Webster]

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  • Sextary — Sex ta*ry, n.; pl. {Sextaries}. [L. sextarius the sixth part of a measure, weight, etc., fr. sextus sixth, sex six.] (Rom. Antiq.) An ancient Roman liquid and dry measure, about equal to an English pint. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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