Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913 + 1828)

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Sept (Page: 1312)

Sept (?), n. [A corruption of sect, n.] 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. S. Lover.