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  • n. The start of the seventh hour of the day in both the 12-hour and the 24-hour clock.
  • n. A position behind (horizontal clock orientation) or below (vertical clock orientation).


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  • At six o'clock they were once more at Le Repos, having retraced their steps in two hours over a distance which had cost them six in going.

    Louis Agassiz His Life and Correspondence

  • At six o'clock that Friday evening, Cooke and two pri - vates of the Hospital Corps, Levi E. Folk and Warren G. Jernegan, all non-immunes, entered the hot and stuffy little building and started to unpack the loathsome articles.

    Manuscript Draft: Walter Reed: Doctor in Uniform, by Laura Wood, [19 -- ]

  • One is to a firm in the City, the other is to the young lady's stepfather, Mr. Windibank, asking him whether he could meet us here at six o'clock tomorrow evening.

    A Case of Identity

  • Shortly after six o'clock a car pulled into the parking lot and a smiling Bill Treacle — still exuding pep after an eight-hour shift at the market — appeared at the door with two sacks of groceries.

    The Cat Who Moved A Mountain

  • He was also right down among them at the edge of Phuc Yen, and had maneuvered to a spot behind us where he had managed to corner two Migs at his six o'clock position, a clever maneuver calculated to get you shot down.

    Thud Ridge

  • The term "weenie" appeared someplace way back when, but the first time I encountered it was in Korea when our commander, Gen. John Murphy, used to call us together at six o'clock every other Sunday evening.

    Thud Ridge

  •  FOOTAGE OF THE firestorm was on the six o'clock news.


  • I proposed to walk the distance quietly by myself; and very quietly, after leaving my box in the ostler's care, did I slip away from the George Inn, about six o'clock of a June evening, and take the old road to Thornfield: a road which lay chiefly through fields, and was now little frequented.

    Jane Eyre: an autobiography, Vol. II.

  • At six o'clock the wheat-rick was about shoulder-high from the ground.

    Tess of the d'Urbervilles

  • At six o'clock in the morning, the Earl of Lennox and the Earl of Atholl came to escort her, one on either side, to the chapel at Holyrood.

    Mary Queen Of Scotland And The Isles


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