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Definition of SIX

2 definitions found:

Six \Six\, n.
     1. The number greater by a unit than five; the sum of three and three; six units or objects. [1913 Webster]

     2. A symbol representing six units, as 6, vi., or VI. [1913 Webster]

     {To be at six and seven} or {To be at sixes and sevens}, (a) to be in disorder. --Bacon. --Shak. --Swift. (b) to be in a dispute or disagreement; -- often used with with. [1913 Webster +PJC]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]

Six \Six\, a. [AS. six, seox, siex; akin to OFries. sex, D. zes, OS. & OHG. sehs, G. sechs, Icel., Sw., & Dan. sex, Goth. sa['i]hs, Lith. szeszi, Russ. sheste, Gael. & Ir. se, W. chwech, L. sex, Gr. ??, Per. shesh, Skr. shash. [root]304. Cf. {Hexagon}, {Hexameter}, {Samite}, {Senary}, {Sextant}, {Sice}.] One more than five; twice three; as, six yards. [1913 Webster]

     {Six Nations} (Ethnol.), a confederation of North American Indians formed by the union of the Tuscaroras and the Five Nations.

     {Six points circle}. (Geom.) See {Nine points circle}, under {Nine}. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]

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