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Today's Word "Sennight"

A week on

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sennight \SEN-yt\ (noun) - A week.

"And with a kiss and a brush of the back of his hand on her cheek Jacob said goodbye to the fair Martha for yet another sennight."

 

From Middle English, from Old English seofon nihta, from seofon (seven) + nihta, plural of niht (night).

 

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