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  • "Epacts, in chronology, the excesses of the solar month above the lunar or synodical month, and of the solar year above the lunar year of twelve synodical months; or of several solar months above as many synodical months, and several solar years above as many dozen of synodical months.

    "The epacts are either annual or menstrual.

    Menstrual Epacts, are the excesses of the civil or calendar month above the lunar month....

    Annual Epacts, are the excesses of the solar year above the lunar...."

    Falconer's New Universal Dictionary of the Marine (1816), 685

    October 12, 2008