Definitions

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  • n. The seventh defensive position, with the sword hand held at waist height, and the tip of the sword at knee level.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The seventh position assumed by a swordsman after drawing his weapon from the scabbard.

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Examples

  • Meanwhile, indie screenscraper-driven sites like iSEPTA and septime will likely remain useful for quite some time to come.

    Finally...

  • And my septime site, which includes buses, trains, trolleys and subways, is still the way to go if you want to quickly find the next departure of a particular route from a particular stop. septime, which looks awfully basic on conventional desktop computers and even iPhones, is built for simpler cell phone web browsers and works very well indeed on a Blackberry.

    Finally...

  • In two minutes I had his whole budget of the art laid bare to me; he had but four parries -- quarte and tierce for the high lines, with septime and second for the low ones -- and had never seen a counter-parry or lunge in the whole course of his misspent life.

    John Splendid The Tale of a Poor Gentleman, and the Little Wars of Lorn

  • French school, by which, at serious issues, the guarding of the line can be more quickly done: as, for instance, the 'parade de septime' supplanting the slower 'parade de prime;' the 'parade de quarte' having advantage over the 'parade de quince;' the 'parade de tierce' being readier and stronger than the 'parade de sixte;' the same said for the

    Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith

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    Monday Fourteen

  • He was no tyro, merely out of practice, and unacquainted with the later, simpler form of the great master of the French school, by which, at serious issues, the guarding of the line can be more quickly done: as, for instance, the 'parade de septime' supplanting the slower 'parade de prime;' the 'parade de quarte' having advantage over the 'parade de quince;' the 'parade de tierce' being readier and stronger than the 'parade de sixte;' the same said for the 'parade de seconde' instead of the weak 'parade d'octave.'

    Lord Ormont and His Aminta — Volume 3

  • "Grotius et le droit naturel du dix-septime sicle," in [Anonymous] (1984): 15 “ 41.

    Hugo Grotius

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