Definition of septime in English:

septime

Line breaks: sep|time
Pronunciation: /ˈsɛptɪm
 
, -tiːm/

noun

Fencing
  • The seventh of the eight parrying positions.
    More example sentences
    • If someone gets a direct hit against you in septime then I reckon your distance and awareness need to be looked at (but then you could say that about any hit).
    • Against the direct riposte from septime: parry septime or seconde while recovering, or parry quarte with the hand rather lower than in the usual quarte parry.

Origin

late 19th century: from Latin septimus 'seventh'.

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