Sev"enth (?), a. [From Seven: cf. AS. seofo&edh;a.]

1.

Next in order after the sixth;; coming after six others.

On the seventh day, God ended his work which he had made; and he rested on the seventh day from all his work which he had made. Gen. ii. 2.

2.

Constituting or being one of seven equal parts into which anything is divided; as, the seventh part.

Seventh day, the seventh day of the week; Saturday. -- Seventh-day Baptists. See under Baptist.

 

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Sev"enth, n.

1.

One next in order after the sixth; one coming after six others.

2.

The quotient of a unit divided by seven; one of seven equal parts into which anything is divided.

3. Mus. (a)

An interval embracing seven diatonic degrees of the scale.

(b)

A chord which includes the interval of a seventh whether major, minor, or diminished.

 

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