sevennight

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From the Middle English sēven-night, from the Old English seofon (seven) + nihta (the genitive plural form of niht, “night”); equivalent to seven + night; compare the Modern English noun fortnight and the Old English adjective seofonnihte. Doublet of sennight.

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sevennight (plural sevennights)

  1. (rare) A week; any period of seven consecutive days and nights.

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