Try Our Apps
Dictionary.com

follow Dictionary.com

Is irregardless a word?

sixte

[sikst] /sɪkst/
noun, Fencing.
1.
the sixth of eight defensive positions.
Origin of sixte
1880-1885
1880-85; < French < Latin sextus sixth
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2016.
Cite This Source
Examples from the Web for sixte
Historical Examples
British Dictionary definitions for sixte

sixte

/sɪkst/
noun
1.
the sixth of eight basic positions from which a parry or attack can be made in fencing
Word Origin
from French: (the) sixth (parrying position), from Latin sextus sixth
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
© William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
Cite This Source

Word of the Day

Difficulty index for sixte

Few English speakers likely know this word

Word Value for sixte

12
12
Scrabble Words With Friends

Nearby words for sixte