[ sev-uh nth-in-ing, -in- ]
/ ˈsɛv ənθˌɪn ɪŋ, -ˈɪn- /
Baseball. a point in the game when spectators rise from their seats to relax by stretching their legs, usually after six and one-half innings.
any point or period of pause, rest, reconsideration, or the like.
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Why Does September Come From The Word “Seven”?For many, the month of September signals the end of summer, the beginning of autumn, and the start of a new school year. With respect to the calendar, September marks the beginning of the months that signify nothing other than their numerical position in the year. September comes from the Latin root septem-, meaning “seven,” because in the original Roman republican calendar September was the …
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Origin of seventh-inning stretch
First recorded in 1955–60
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