sext

play
noun, often capitalized \ˈsekst\

Definition of sext

  1. :  the fourth of the canonical hours

Origin and Etymology of sext

Middle English sexte, from Late Latin sexta, from Latin, sixth hour of the day, from feminine of sextus sixth, from sex six


First Known Use: 15th century

Learn More about sext


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up sext? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).