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septime

[sep-teem] /ˈsɛp tim/
noun, Fencing.
1.
the seventh of eight defensive positions.
Origin
1885-1890
1885-90; < Latin septima (positiō) seventh (position)
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septime

/ˈsɛptiːm/
noun
1.
the seventh of eight basic positions from which a parry or attack can be made in fencing
Word Origin
C19: from Latin septimus seventh, from septem seven
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