Dictionary.com

sennight

or se'n·night

[ sen-ahyt, -it ]
/ ˈsɛn aɪt, -ɪt /
Save This Word!

noun Archaic.
a week.
QUIZ
TAKE JOY IN ACING THIS QUIZ ON “PRIDE” SYNONYMS
Hold your head up high as you embark on this quiz that explores some of the synonyms and meanings of “pride.”
Question 1 of 7
What does "dignity" mean?

Origin of sennight

First recorded before 1000; Middle English sevenyht, seoveniht(e), sennyght, etc., Old English seofon nihta; see origin at seven, night

Words nearby sennight

Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2022

How to use sennight in a sentence

British Dictionary definitions for sennight

sennight

se'nnight

/ (ˈsɛnaɪt) /

noun
an archaic word for week

Word Origin for sennight

Old English seofan nihte; see seven, night
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
FEEDBACK