bissextus
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bissextus
gen. bissexte The intercalary day of leap-year; also leap-year Sume preóstas secgað bissextus cume þurh , Iosue ábæd æt Gode seó sunne stód stille . . . Nis nǽfre þurh bissextus . . . Bis is twuwa, sextus se syxta, bissextus twuwa syx, for þám wé cweðað on ðám geáre nú tódæg sexta kl. Martii, and eft on merigen sexta kl. Martii, Lch. iii. 262, 7-18. Be rihte bissexte (bisexte, v. l.) de ratione bissexti, Bd. 5, 23; Sch. 698, 1. Þá tída maciað ǽfre ymbe feórðe geár þone dæg and þá niht þe wé hátað bissextum, Lch. iii. 246, 14. [v. N. E. D. bissext.] v. bises.
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