Definition of Sextains

1. Noun. (plural of sextain) ¹

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Definition of Sextains

1. sextain [n] - See also: sextain

Literary usage of Sextains

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Reports of Cases Argued and Adjudged in the Supreme Court of the United States by United States Supreme Court, William Cranch, Henry Wheaton, Richard Peters, Benjamin Chew Howard, Jeremiah Sullivan Black (1847)
"1, aforesaid, 899 00 The 10th item, amounting in capital to $ 489-63, consists also of the net proceeds of sale made by Claude F'ois Girod, of 498 sextains ..."

2. Publications by Musical Antiquarian Society (1842)
"in these same steps, hath Sextains, Madrigals, and Songs, Echoes and Equivoques/ which he hath not; -whereby, as the one hath sur- past him in matter, ..."

3. A Life of William Shakespeare by Sidney Lee (1916)
"... eight interspersed with songs, madrigals, and sextains, tween 1391 nearly all of which were translated or adapted from and ..."

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