Sext



noun, Ecclesiastical.
1.
the fourth of the seven canonical hours, or the service for it, originally fixed for the sixth hour of the day taken as noon.
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1.
(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)
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(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

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