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See also: sennight


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se'nnight (plural se'nnights)

  1. Contraction of sevennight.
    • 1818, Jane Austen, Northanger Abbey, chapter 17, page 27
      We leave Bath, as she has perhaps told you, on Saturday se'nnight.
    • 1953, Isaac Asimov, Second Foundation (1971 Panther Books Ltd publication), part I: “Search by the Mule”, chapter 3: ‘Two Men and a Peasant’, page 37, ¶ 10
      “Old woman, what was it the village Elders said a se’nnight since?”