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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 ?
Outside the audience chamber Sept overtook them and conversed with Ghek for a brief period, then her keeper led her through a confusing web of winding tunnels until they came to a small apartment.
Cooper was born at Burlington, New Jersey, 15th Sept.
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.
Bless me, bless me, Sept,' returned the old lady, 'you don't see the context
Nine would, Sept,' returned the old lady, visibly nervous.
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.
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.
HERE LIES JOHN TIPPET ENGLISHMAN KILLED BY TYRANNOSAURUS 10 SEPT.
HONLEY: Sept 12 - Vandal slashed four tyres on BMW 320.
Yorkshire event on 11am - pounds 5 Sept 22, 9 nts, pounds 369.