Quindecima

Term used for a tax which required a fifteenth part. [< Lat. quindecim = 15] -

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  • quindecima — quin·dec·i·ma …   English syllables

  • quindecima — kwinˈdesəmə noun ( s) Etymology: Medieval Latin, from Late Latin, feminine of quindecimus 1. : fifteenth 4b 2. : a pipe organ stop whose tones are two octaves above the notes …   Useful english dictionary

  • Quindene — Ecclesiastical usage indicating the fifteenth day (counting inclusively) after a particular holy day or Church festival, or the span of these 15 days; equivalent to our fortnight (from now) . [< Lat. quindecim = 15] Cf. Octave; Quindecima …   Dictionary of Medieval Terms and Phrases

  • Quinzaine — Ecclesiastical usage indicating the fifteenth day (counting inclusively) after a particular holy day or Church festival, or the span of these 15 days; equivalent to our fortnight (from now) . [< Lat. quindecim = 15] Cf. Octave; Quindecima …   Dictionary of Medieval Terms and Phrases

  • L — Synonyms and related words: R, Sexagesima, acting area, addition, angle, annex, apex, apron, apron stage, backstage, band shell, bandstand, bend, bifurcation, bight, board, boxcar, boxcars, branch, bridge, cable railway, cant, chevron, cog… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • boxcars — Synonyms and related words: L, Sexagesima, boxcar, dozen, duodecimo, eighty, eleven, fifteen, fifty, five and twenty, fortnight, forty, four and twenty, fourscore, fourscore and ten, fourteen, half a hundred, long dozen, ninety, nonagenarian,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • dozen — Synonyms and related words: L, Sexagesima, boxcar, boxcars, duodecimo, eighty, eleven, fifteen, fifty, five and twenty, fortnight, forty, four and twenty, fourscore, fourscore and ten, fourteen, half a hundred, long dozen, ninety, nonagenarian,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • eleven — Synonyms and related words: L, Sexagesima, boxcar, boxcars, cast, company, complement, crew, dozen, duodecimo, eight, eighty, fifteen, fifty, first string, first team, five, five and twenty, fortnight, forty, four and twenty, fourscore, fourscore …   Moby Thesaurus

  • fortnight — Synonyms and related words: L, Sexagesima, abundant year, academic year, annum, bissextile year, boxcar, boxcars, calendar month, calendar year, century, common year, day, decade, decennary, decennium, defective year, dozen, duodecimo, eighty,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • fourscore — Synonyms and related words: L, Sexagesima, boxcar, boxcars, dozen, duodecimo, eighty, eleven, fifteen, fifty, five and twenty, fortnight, forty, four and twenty, fourscore and ten, fourteen, half a hundred, long dozen, ninety, nonagenarian,… …   Moby Thesaurus

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