se'nnight
noun see sennight

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • se'nnight — Sennight Sen night, n. [Contr. fr. sevennight.] The space of seven nights and days; a week. [Written also {se nnight}.] [Archaic.] Shak. Tennyson. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • se'nnight — se n·night …   English syllables

  • se'nnight — noun see sennight …   Useful english dictionary

  • Sennight — Sen night, n. [Contr. fr. sevennight.] The space of seven nights and days; a week. [Written also {se nnight}.] [Archaic.] Shak. Tennyson. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • sennight — also se nnight noun Etymology: Middle English, from Old English seofon nihta seven nights Date: 15th century archaic the space of seven nights and days ; week …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Sabbath in Christianity — For other uses, see Biblical Sabbath, seventh day Sabbath, Jewish Sabbath, High Sabbath, and Sabbath year. A Ten Commandments monument which includes the command to Remember the Sabbath day, to keep it holy …   Wikipedia

  • sennight — /sen uyt, it/, n. Archaic. a week. Also, se nnight. [bef. 1000; ME sevenyht, seoveniht(e), sennyght, etc., OE seofon nihta. See SEVEN, NIGHT] * * * …   Universalium

  • trespass — n transgression, violation, infraction, *breach, infringement, contravention Analogous words: invading or invasion, entrenchment, encroachment (see corresponding verbs at TRESPASS): intrusion, obtrusion (see corresponding verbs at INTRUDE):… …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • sennight — /ˈsɛnaɪt/ (say senuyt) noun Obsolete a week. Also, se nnight. {Middle English sennyght, sevenyght, Old English seofan nihta seven nights. See seven, night. Compare fortnight} …   Australian English dictionary

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