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sennight

noun sen·night \ˈse-ˌnīt\

Definition of sennight

archaic

  1. :  the space of seven nights and days :  week



Variants of sennight

also se'nnight play \ˈse-ˌnīt\

Origin of sennight

Middle English, from Old English seofon nihta seven nights


First Known Use: 15th century


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