sept


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sept

 (sĕpt)
n.
A division of a family, especially a division of a clan.

[Probably alteration of sect.]

sept

(sɛpt)
n
1. (Anthropology & Ethnology) anthropol a clan or group that believes itself to be descended from a common ancestor
2. a branch of a tribe or nation, esp in medieval Ireland or Scotland
3. (Peoples) a branch of a tribe or nation, esp in medieval Ireland or Scotland
4. (Historical Terms) a branch of a tribe or nation, esp in medieval Ireland or Scotland
[C16: perhaps variant of sect]

Sept

abbreviation for
1. September
2. (Bible) Septuagint

sept

(sɛpt)

n.
1. a branch of a Scottish clan.
2. a group believing itself derived from a common ancestor.
[1510–20]

Sept.

September.

Sept

 a clan or tribe, 1517.
Example: sept of bards, 1610.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.sept - the month following August and preceding OctoberSept - the month following August and preceding October
Gregorian calendar, New Style calendar - the solar calendar now in general use, introduced by Gregory XIII in 1582 to correct an error in the Julian calendar by suppressing 10 days, making Oct 5 be called Oct 15, and providing that only centenary years divisible by 400 should be leap years; it was adopted by Great Britain and the American colonies in 1752
Michaelmas, Michaelmas Day, September 29 - honoring the archangel Michael; a quarter day in England, Wales, and Ireland
Labor Day - first Monday in September in the United States and Canada
Citizenship Day, September 17 - celebrated in the United States
American Indian Day - US: the 4th Friday in September
Gregorian calendar month - a month in the Gregorian calendar
mid-September - the middle part of September
2.sept - people descended from a common ancestorsept - people descended from a common ancestor; "his family has lived in Massachusetts since the Mayflower"
people - members of a family line; "his people have been farmers for generations"; "are your people still alive?"
homefolk - the people of your home locality (especially your own family); "he wrote his homefolk every day"
house - aristocratic family line; "the House of York"
dynasty - a sequence of powerful leaders in the same family
gens, name - family based on male descent; "he had no sons and there was no one to carry on his name"
blood line, bloodline, ancestry, lineage, pedigree, stemma, line of descent, parentage, blood, origin, descent, stock, line - the descendants of one individual; "his entire lineage has been warriors"
Translations
شَهْر أيلول: سبتِمبر
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septembris

Sept

abbr of SeptemberSept.

Sept

written abbreviation
September.
References in classic literature ?
"Sept. 2.--Looking at the stars last night as they rose above the crest of the ridge east of the house, I observed them successively disappear--from left to right.
"Sept. 27.--It has been about here again--I find evidences of its presence every day.
"Hold your peace!" commanded Sept. "Speak when you are spoken to.
Sept and Ghek halted just within the room, the girl between them, and all three stood silently facing the opening in the opposite wall.
Cooper was born at Burlington, New Jersey, 15th Sept., 1789, and died at Cooperstown, New York (which took its name from his father), 14th Sept., 1851.
'I say, every morning of my life, that you'll do it at last, Sept,' remarked the old lady, looking on; 'and so you will.'
Her thought at such times may be condensed into the two words that oftenest did duty together in all her conversations: 'My Sept!'
[Note: When I was in Spaceland I understood that some of your Priestly circles have in the same way a separate entrance for Villagers, Farmers and Teachers of Board Schools (`Spectator', Sept. 1884, p.
These two ladies were the chief representatives of a select new Petersburg circle, nicknamed, in imitation of some imitation, les sept merveilles du monde.
I remember it was written from Weymouth, and dated Sept. 28thand began, `My dear Madam,' but I forget how it went on; and it was signed `F.
HERE LIES JOHN TIPPET ENGLISHMAN KILLED BY TYRANNOSAURUS 10 SEPT., A.D.
Sept. Sap.", 40) uses an earlier (or at least a shorter) version than that which we possess (18).