the fourth of the seven canonical hours, or the service for it, originally fixed for the sixth hour of the day taken as noon.
(mainly RC Church) the fourth of the seven canonical hours of the divine office or the prayers prescribed for it: originally the sixth hour of the day (noon)
(RC Church) an official compilation of decretals issued by Boniface VIII in 1298 to supplement the five books of the Liber Extra. It forms part of the Corpus Juris Canonici In full Liber Sextus
noun, Prosody. 1. a stanza of six lines. 2. sestina. noun 1. another word for sestina
adjective 1. (of a fever) characterized by paroxysms that recurevery sixth day. noun 2. a sextan fever. adjective 1. (of a fever) marked by paroxysms that recur after an interval of five days
noun, genitive Sextantis [sek-stan-tis] /sɛkˈstæn tɪs/ (Show IPA), for 1. 1. Astronomy. the Sextant, an equatorial constellation between Hydra and Leo. 2. (lowercase) a bronze coin of ancient Rome, the sixth part of an as, issued during the period of the Republic. adjective 1. (of a fever) characterized by paroxysms that recurevery sixth day. noun […]
noun, Digital Technology. 1. the sending of sexually explicit photos, images, text messages, or e-mails by using a cell phone or other mobile device.