noun, plural sep·te·nar·ies.
Origin of septenary
Examples from the Web for septenary
About the Creation, and its septenary commemoration as a religious ordinance, there is no real doubt whatever.Rites and Ritual|Philip Freeman
These specimens show the ballad stanza, which is made of a sort of septenary resolved into short lines of four and three accents.
Thus it is seen that the utmost significance attaches to this septenary pyknosis of the kosmic plasm of life.The Mystery of Space|Robert T. Browne
Thus far his Knowledge had brought him towards the end of the fifth Septenary from his Birth, viz.The Improvement of Human Reason|Ibn Tufail
The early alexandrines usually appear in conjunction with the septenary (seven-stress verse).