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Sexto

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Sexto A book consisting of sheets each of which is folded into six leaves.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n sexto A book formed by folding each sheet into six leaves.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Sexto seks′to a size of book made by folding a sheet of paper into six leaves
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
L. sextus, sixth

Usage

In literature:

Id autem anno christianae gratiae quingentesimo trigesimo sexto gestum esse indubia fide invenio.
"Account of a Tour in Normandy, Vol. I. (of 2)" by Dawson Turner
Cuthbert Bede states that in 1857 there were at least three female sextons, or "sextonesses," in the City of London, viz.
"The Parish Clerk (1907)" by Peter Hampson Ditchfield
To Chagford's amazement he so far bemeaned himself as to offer the sextoness his hand, and she accepted it.
"Children of the Mist" by Eden Phillpotts
Quis ad murum cum Sexto properat?
"Latin for Beginners" by Benjamin Leonard D'Ooge
He ruined also poor Cancellieri, who was sextoness.
"The Priest, The Woman And The Confessional" by Father Chiniquy
In a few moments the clanging of the bell ceased, for the marquis had discovered the old sextoness in her cell, and compelled her to desist.
"Wagner, the Wehr-Wolf" by George W. M. Reynolds
Decimo Sexto die January, Anno Regis Caroli Secundi cundi nunc Ang.
"Notes and Queries, Number 236, May 6, 1854" by Various
Teste me ipso apud Westmonasterium vicesimo sexto die Maii anno regni nostri septimo.
"A History of Giggleswick School" by Edward Allen Bell
He made her his sextoness, that he might meet her alone in chapel.
"La Sorcière: The Witch of the Middle Ages" by Jules Michelet
Anno a partu virginis salutifero millesimo quadringentesimo septuagesimo sexto.
"Fine Books" by Alfred W. Pollard
Viri sexto et octogesimo anno non solum potentes inventi sunt sed etiam liberos generaverunt.
"Essays In Pastoral Medicine" by Austin ÓMalley
Urbis Rotomagi Wulstano captio claret, Quam Rex Henricus Quintus sexto capit anno.
"The Paston Letters, Volume II (of 6)"
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In news:

Reading en sexto lugar según cifras del Censo .
W e asked locals in long-term relationships—some same sex, some opposite sex—to provide advice on what makes their marriages work.
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