Origin of sextile
Examples from the Web for sextile
Contemporary Examples of sextile
The Sun sextile Jupiter, Tuesday and Wednesday, is subtly designed to keep you middle-grounded.What the Stars Hold for Your Week, June 26-July 2, 2011
Starsky + Cox
June 26, 2011
Historical Examples of sextile
Accidental dignities are when a planet is swift in motion, angular or in sextile aspect with Jupiter or Venus.
Mercury in trine or sextile to the Moon gives the capacity for acquiring foreign languages.
Saturn in trine or sextile to Venus shows much power of attachment to wife and family.
Now all planets are afraid of the conjunction of the sun, rejoicing in the trine, and sextile aspect thereof.Scientific Studies
He also changed the name of one of the summer months from Sextile to July, in honor of himself.Young Folks' History of Rome
Charlotte Mary Yonge
Word Origin for sextile
1550s (adj.), "at a distance of 60 degrees;" 1590s (n.); from Latin sextilis (adj.) "the sixth," from sextus "sixth" (ordinal number; see Sextus).