Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun See sennet.

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  • noun An Ancient Egyptian board game, probably played as a strategy game similar to chess or go.

Etymologies

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Egyptian snt (hieroglyphs:

Examples

  • Chess was actually unknown to the Egyptians but they did play a similar sort of game they called senet, or 'hounds and jackals'.

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  • The white handkerchiefs, the 'senet' (perfumery), the umbrella, and perhaps the hat, are kept.

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  • The white handkerchiefs, the 'senet' (perfumery), the umbrella, and perhaps the hat, are kept.

    Following the Equator

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    Pondering on the phrase 'capite velato'

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    Sowing wild oats and plowing the fields

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  • Piccione does a spectacular job on the linen folding ceremony in senet and senet cross references the Egyptian 30 day calendar - not to mention the way they regulated EVERYTHING according to the stars.

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  • Aside from the Indian "devi" we already know Hathor's menat necklace, menat offerings and the expository ritual framework of senet are conjoined in a way that suggest "chess".

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