Ses*tet" (?), n. [It. sestetto, fr. sesto sixth, L. sextus, fr. sex six.]

1. Mus.

A piece of music composed for six voices or six instruments; a sextet; -- called also sestuor.

[Written also sestett, sestette.]

2. Poet.

The last six lines of a sonnet.

 

© Webster 1913.

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