Sixth (?), a. [From Six: cf. AS. sixta, siexta.]

1.

First after the fifth; next in order after the fifth.

2.

Constituting or being one of six equal parts into which anything is divided.

 

© Webster 1913.


Sixth (?), n.

1.

The quotient of a unit divided by six; one of six equal parts which form a whole.

2.

The next in order after the fifth.

3. Mus.

The interval embracing six diatonic degrees of the scale.

 

© Webster 1913.

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