SEXT

sext

(noun) the fourth of the seven canonical hours; about noon

Source: WordNet® 3.1


Etymology 1

Noun

sext (plural sexts)

(historical) Noon, reckoned as the sixth hour of daylight.

Synonyms: midday, noontide, Thesaurus:midday

(Roman Catholicism) The service appointed for this hour.

(music) A sixth: an interval of six diatonic degrees.

(music, obsolete) An organ stop of two ranks of pipes an interval of a sixth apart.

Hypernyms

• (both): hour, canonical hour

• (service): liturgy of the hours, little hours

Etymology 2

Noun

sext (plural sexts)

An electronic message involving sexual language or images.

Verb

sext (third-person singular simple present sexts, present participle sexting, simple past and past participle sexted)

(intransitive & transitive) To send a sext.

Synonyms

• sex-text

Source: Wiktionary


Sext, n. Etym: [L. sexta, fem. of sextus sixtt, fr. sex six: cf. F. sexte.] (R.C.Ch.) (a) The office for the sixth canonical hour, being a part of the Breviary. (b) The sixth book of the decretals, added by Pope Boniface VIII.

Source: Webster’s Unabridged Dictionary 1913 Edition



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