Definition of Septenaries
1. septenary [n] - See also: septenary
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Septenaries
Literary usage of Septenaries
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. A Miracle in Stone: Or, the Great Pyramid of Egypt by Joseph Augustus Seiss (1877)
"septenaries AND SABBATHS. But time reckonings demand some special system of smaller fractions which cannot be made by mere decades, tens, or hundreds. ..."
2. Horæ Apocalypticæ: Or, A Commentary on the Apocalypse, Critical and by Edward Bishop Elliott (1847)
"Perhaps the supposition of its being septenaries of days may have ... It is to their understanding it afterwards as septenaries of years that we may very ..."
3. Discourses on the book of Revelation: With an Introduction by Alexander Gregory (1879)
"But although there are only three septenaries, and these occupy a comparatively small part of the whole book, yet they not only form a striking feature in ..."