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Part or all of this page has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
A corruption of sect
- A clan, tribe, or family, proceeding from a common progenitor; -- used especially of the ancient clans in Ireland.
- The chief, struck by the illustration, asked at once to be baptized, and all his sept followed his example. - Samuel Lover
- (cardinal) seven
- IPA: [sept]
- (anatomy) septum
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