from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A simplified spelling of sextile.


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  • Astrologers, quoth my father, know better than us both: — the trine and sextil aspects have jumped awry, — or the opposite of their ascendents have not hit it, as they should, — or the lords of the genitures (as they call them) have been at bo-peep, — or something has been wrong above, or below with us.

    The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman


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