Six Nations(Ethnol.), a confederation of North American Indians formed by the union of the Tuscaroras and the Five Nations.Six points circle. (Geom.) See Nine points circle, under Nine.

(Six), n.

1. The number greater by a unit than five; the sum of three and three; six units or objects.

2. A symbol representing six units, as 6, vi., or VI.

To be at six and sevenor at sixes and sevens, to be in disorder. Bacon. Shak. Swift.

(Six"fold`) a. [AS. sixfealand.] Six times repeated; six times as much or as many.

(Six"-foot`er) n. One who is six feet tall. [Colloq. U.S.]

(Six"pence) n.; pl. Sixpences An English silver coin of the value of six pennies; half a shilling, or about twelve cents.

(Six"pen`ny) a. Of the value of, or costing, sixpence; as, a sixpenny loaf.

(Six"score`) a. & n. [Six + score, n.] Six times twenty; one hundred and twenty.

(Six"-shoot`er) n. A pistol or other firearm which can be fired six times without reloading especially, a six-chambered revolver. [Colloq. U.S.]

(Six"teen`) a. [AS. sixtne, sixtne. See Six, and Ten, and cf. Sixty.] Six and ten; consisting of six and ten; fifteen and one more.

(Six"teen`), n.

1. The number greater by a unit than fifteen; the sum of ten and six; sixteen units or objects.

Sitz bath
(Sitz" bath`) [G. sitzbad.] A tub in which one bathes in a sitting posture; also, a bath so taken; a hip bath.

(||Si"va) n. [Skr. Civa, properly, kind, gracious.] (Hindoo Myth.) One of the triad of Hindoo gods. He is the avenger or destroyer, and in modern worship symbolizes the reproductive power of nature.

(||Si"van) n. [Heb. sivan.] The third month of the Jewish ecclesiastical year; — supposed to correspond nearly with our month of June.

(||Siv`a*the"ri*um) n. [NL., from E. Siva + Gr. a beast, an animal.] (Paleon.) A genus of very large extinct ruminants found in the Tertiary formation of India. The snout was prolonged in the form of a proboscis. The male had four horns, the posterior pair being large and branched. It was allied to the antelopes, but very much larger than any exsisting species.

(Siv"er) v. i. To simmer. [Obs.] Holland.

(Siv"vens) n. (Med.) See Sibbens.

(Si"win) n. (Zoöl.) Same as Sewen.

(Six) a. [AS. six, seox, siex; akin to OFries. sex, D. zes, OS. & OHG. sehs, G. sechs, Icel., Sw., & Dan. sex, Goth. saíhs, Lith. szeszi, Russ. sheste, Gael. & Ir. se, W. chwech, L. sex, Gr. Per. shesh, Skr. shash. &radic304. Cf. Hexagon, Hexameter, Samite, Senary, Sextant, Sice.] One more than five; twice three; as, six yards.

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