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Word of the Day 07/31/18 Sennight

Sennight (noun)
sennight or se'n·night [sen-ahyt, -it]


noun Archaic.
1. a week.

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Origin: before 1000; Middle English sevenyht, seoveniht(e), sennyght, etc., Old English seofon nihta. See seven, night

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kaige68
Jul. 31st, 2018 12:27 pm (UTC)
I have always loved this word!
haldoor
Aug. 1st, 2018 09:56 pm (UTC)
It's a great word! I'd not really seen it before but it makes sense. We use fortnight all the time over here, but I know it's not something Americans generally use. I think I'm going to start calling a week this from now on! HA!
kaige68
Aug. 2nd, 2018 12:53 am (UTC)
Both words were used heavily in 1980s historical romance novels. :D
haldoor
Aug. 2nd, 2018 02:04 am (UTC)
Ah! That explains why I hadn't seen it before! ;-)
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