Definitions for: Sept


[n] people descended from a common ancestor; "his family had lived in Massachusetts since the Mayflower"
[n] the month following August and preceding October



Webster (1913) Definition: Sept, n. [A corruption of sect, n.]
A clan, tribe, or family, proceeding from a common
progenitor; -- used especially of the ancient clans in
Ireland.

The chief, struck by the illustration, asked at once to
be baptized, and all his sept followed his example.
--S. Lover.

Synonyms: family, family line, folk, kinfolk, kinsfolk, phratry, Sep, September

See Also: American Indian Day, ancestry, autumn, blood, blood line, bloodline, Citizenship Day, descent, dynasty, fall, gens, Gregorian calendar, Gregorian calendar month, homefolk, house, Labor Day, line, line of descent, lineage, Michaelmas, Michaelmas Day, mid-September, name, New Style, origin, parentage, pedigree, people, September 17, September 29, stock

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