sennight

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noun sen·night \ˈse-ˌnīt\

Definition of sennight

archaic

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

Variants of sennight

less commonly

se'nnight

Origin and Etymology of sennight

Middle English, from Old English seofon nihta seven nights


First Known Use: 15th century


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