sennight


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sen·night

 (sĕn′īt′)
n. Archaic
A week.

[Middle English senight, contraction of seveniht, from Old English seofon nihta, seven nights : seofon, seven; see seven + nihta, pl. of niht, night; see night.]

sennight

(ˈsɛnaɪt) or

se'nnight

n
an archaic word for week
[Old English seofan nihte; see seven, night]
Translations

sennight

n (obs)Woche f
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What were you doing last sennight with Thomas Walsingham?
31 the minutes are associated with the punishment and violence of male strokes: "Upon the thuds trokes truck, chim, it will be exactlyso fewer hours by so many minutes of the ope of the diurn of the sennight of the maaned of the yere of the age of the madamanvantora".